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Interpretation Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. I-21)

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Act current to 2021-06-03 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Clear days

  •  (1) Where there is a reference to a number of clear days or “at least” a number of days between two events, in calculating that number of days the days on which the events happen are excluded.

  • Marginal note:Not clear days

    (2) Where there is a reference to a number of days, not expressed to be clear days, between two events, in calculating that number of days the day on which the first event happens is excluded and the day on which the second event happens is included.

  • Marginal note:Beginning and ending of prescribed periods

    (3) Where a time is expressed to begin or end at, on or with a specified day, or to continue to or until a specified day, the time includes that day.

  • Marginal note:After specified day

    (4) Where a time is expressed to begin after or to be from a specified day, the time does not include that day.

  • Marginal note:Within a time

    (5) Where anything is to be done within a time after, from, of or before a specified day, the time does not include that day.

  • R.S., c. I-23, s. 25
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