Interpretation Act 1999

35 Time
  • (1) A period of time described as beginning at, on, or with a specified day, act, or event includes that day or the day of the act or event.

    (2) A period of time described as beginning from or after a specified day, act, or event does not include that day or the day of the act or event.

    (3) A period of time described as ending by, on, at, or with, or as continuing to or until, a specified day, act, or event includes that day or the day of the act or event.

    (4) A period of time described as ending before a specified day, act, or event does not include that day or the day of the act or event.

    (5) A reference to a number of days between 2 events does not include the days on which the events happened.

    (6) A thing that, under an enactment, must or may be done on a particular day or within a limited period of time may, if that day or the last day of that period is not a working day, be done on the next working day.

    Compare: 1924 No 11 s 25(a), (b)