452. Exclusion of custom.

Customary compensation for any improvement is excluded by statute, subject to certain exceptions, and accordingly all customs of the country which led to compensation are to this extent nullified1. Where the terms of a lease are inconsistent with the custom of the country, the custom is excluded2. Thus a custom for an allowance from the incoming tenant for foldage (a mode of manuring) was excluded by the terms of a lease which provided for the tenant keeping a flock of sheep on the farm and in the last year of the term carrying the manure out on to the