Florida Statutes Section 2.01 - Common Law And Certain Statutes Declared In Force. (Fla. Stat. § 2.01)

2.01 Common law and certain statutes declared in force.—The common and statute laws of England which are of a general and not a local nature, with the exception hereinafter mentioned, down to the 4th day of July, 1776, are declared to be of force in this state; provided, the said statutes and common law be not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States and the acts of the Legislature of this state.

History.—s. 1, Nov. 6, 1829; RS 59; GS 59; RGS 71; CGL 87.

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