2011 Louisiana Laws
Civil Code
CC 4 — Absence of legislation or custom


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Art. 4. Absence of legislation or custom

When no rule for a particular situation can be derived from legislation or custom, the court is bound to proceed according to equity. To decide equitably, resort is made to justice, reason, and prevailing usages.

Acts 1987, No. 124, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1988.

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