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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.

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