Report No. 60
8.4. Other expressions relating to time.-
Besides the expressions provided for in section 9, modern legislative phraseology has occasion to use many other expressions dealing with the commencement or termination of periods of time; and it appears to be desirable,-in so far as it is practkable-to lay down certain rules as to the effect of those words and expressions, so as to have a uniformity of interpretation, which is one of the objects of the Act. Acting on this principle, we shall deal with a few words and expressions, such as, "clear days", "within" etc.