Year

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Definition of Year

A year consists of twelve calendar months ; that is, 365 days in ordinary years, and 366 days in leap-year. (1) The historical year has for a very long period begun on January 1. (2) THe civil, ecclesiastical and legal year, used by the Church and in all public instruments, began at Christmas, until the end of the thirteenth century. In and after the fourteenth century, it commenced on March 25, and so continued until January 1, 1753. (Calendar (New Style) Act, 1750.) (3) The regnal year commences on the Sovereign’s accession. (See Appendix, Table of Hegnal Fears.)

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Definition of Year is, temporally, from A Concise Law Dictionary (1927). This page needs to be proofread.

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