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Alexander's British statutes in force in Maryland. 2d ed., 1912
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24 GEO. 2, CAP. 23, COMMENCEMENT OF YEAR. 1031
Time of the Beginning of any Month, to be computed accord-
ing to the said new Calendar, but that from and after the said
second Day of September, the said Courts of Session and
Exchequer, the said April Meeting, and all such Markets, Fairs
and Marts as aforesaid, and all Courts incident or belonging
thereto, shall be holden and kept upon, or according to the
same natural Days, upon or according to which the same should
have been so kept or holden, in ease this Act had not been
made; that is to say, eleven Days later than the same would
have happened, according to the nominal Days of the said new
Supputation of Time, by which the Commencement of each
Month, and the nominal Days thereof are anticipated or
brought forward by the space of eleven Days, any Thing in
this Act contained to the contrary thereof in any wise not-
withstanding.
V. And whereas, according to divers Customs, Prescriptions
and Usages, in certain Places, within tins Kingdom, certain
Lands and Grounds are, on particular nominal Days and Times
of the Year, to be opened for Common of Pasture, and other
Purposes; and at other Times, the owners and occupiers of
such Lands and (Grounds have a Right to inclose or shut up the
same for their own private Use; and there is in many other
Instances, a temporary and distinct Property and Right vested
in different Persons, in and to many such Lands and Grounds,
according to certain nominal Days and Times in the Year;
And whereas the anticipating or bringing forward the said
* nominal Days and Times, by the Space of eleven Days, 773
according to the said new Method of Supputation, might be
attended with many Inconveniences; Be it therefore further
declared, provided and enacted by the Authority aforesaid,
That nothing hi this Act contained shall extend, or be con-
strued to extend, to accelerate or anticipate the Days or Times
for the opening, inclosing, or shutting up any such Lands or
Grounds as aforesaid, or the Days or Times on which any such
temporary or distinct Property or Right in or to any such
Lands or Grounds as aforesaid is to commence; but that all
such Lands and Grounds as aforesaid shall from and after the
said second Day of September be from Time to Time, respec-
tively opened, inclosed or shut up, and such temporary and dis-
tinct Property and Right in and to such Lands and Grounds
as aforesaid, shall commence and begin upon the same natural

 
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Alexander's British statutes in force in Maryland. 2d ed., 1912
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