General customs

those which extend over a state or kingdom.

See also: Custom

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With how little propriety they are to be regarded as forming a separate group will be at once apparent, when it is considered that they lie in the immediate vicinity of the other islands, that is to say, less than a degree to the northwest of them; that their inhabitants speak the Marquesan dialect, and that their laws, religion, and general customs are identical.
He thought also [1268a] that they should not pass sentence by votes; but that every one should bring with him a tablet, on which he should write, that he found the party guilty, if it was so, but if not, he should bring a plain tablet; but if he acquitted him of one part of the indictment but not of the other, he should express that also on the tablet; for he disapproved of that general custom already established, as it obliges the judges to be guilty of perjury if they determined positively either on the one side or the other.
In great families, when an advantageous place cannot be obtained, either in possession, reversion, remainder, or expectancy, for the young man who is growing up, it is a very general custom to send him to sea.
It is the general custom in this country to ask for a night's lodging at the first convenient house.
Why, it is the general custom in Egypt to deprive a corpse, before embalmment, of its bowels and brains; the race of the Scarabaei alone did not coincide with the custom.
The news spread like a flash, for, contrary to general custom, the Frenchman held an auction of the dead man's kit, - he had no friends at St.
Naji Al-Mutairi told the press, on Thursday, that this cooperation will aim at developing national human resources in the Ministries of Health, Interior and General Customs where a knowledge of nuclear and radiation safety is a necessity.
Enos Bukuku; Director General Customs and Trade, Mr Peter Kiguta, and; other senior officials were present at the function.
It has also maintained co-ordination with the General Customs Authority to put the personally imported foodstuff to health inspection tests, especially those related to Ramadan.
TUNIS, (TAP) - The price of the revenue stamp imposed on travellers to receive their foreign currency declaration on their entry to Tunisia has increased from 3 to 10 dinars, under Article 45 of the Finance Law 2015, said Colonel Mohamed Hedi Safer, Director of the Office of Studies and Legislation at the General Customs Administration.
During the same session, the Shoura Council discussed a report of the financial affairs committee concerning the annual report of Saudi General Customs, saying that a tour by the committee found out that goods stay in the open for long, damaging the contents.
16 billion, the Chinese General Customs Administration reported on Thursday.
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