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DIES UTILES Definition & Legal Meaning

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Juridical days; useful or available days. A term of the Roman law,used to designate those especial days occurring within the limits of a prescribed periodof time upon which it was lawful, or possible, to do a specific actDies dominicus non est jnridicus. Sunday is not a court day, or day for judicialproceedings, or legal purposes. Co. Litt. 135a; Noy, Max. 2; Wing. Max. 7, max. 5;Broom, Max. 21.Dies inceptus pro completo babetur.A day begun is held as complete.Dies incertus pro conditione babetur.An uncertain day is held as a condition.

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