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Chapter 2  |  Article 2 - 1
WVC 2- CHAPTER 2. COMMON LAW, STATUTES, LEGAL HOLIDAYS, DEFINITIONS AND LEGAL CAPACITY.
WVC -1- ARTICLE 1. COMMON LAW.

WVC 2-1-1 §2-1-1. Common law.
The common law of England, so far as it is not repugnant to the principles of the constitution of this state, shall continue in force within the same, except in those respects wherein it was altered by the general assembly of Virginia before the twentieth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, or has been, or shall be, altered by the Legislature of this state.

WVC 2-1-2 §2-1-2. Ancient lights.
The common law of England in regard to ancient lights is not in force in this state.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§ 2 - 2 - 1 A - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4135
PASSED - Regular Session

hb4135 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Designating the first Thursday in May the West Virginia Day of Prayer
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
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