2009 Florida Statutes
Common law and certain statutes declared in force.
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.