a year and a day

the period specified in some legal matters to ensure the completion of a full year.

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  • Year and a day — can refer to: * the Year and a day rule, a period tied into various legal principles in a number of jurisdictions * A Year and a Day (1998 novel), by Virginia Henley * A Year and a Day (2004 novel), by Leslie Pietrzyk Morrow * A poem by Elizabeth …   Wikipedia

  • Year and a day — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Year and a day rule — The year and a day rule was a principle of English law holding that a death was conclusively presumed not to be murder (or any other homicide) if it occurred more than a year and one day since the act (or omission) that was alleged to have been… …   Wikipedia

  • Year and a Day — The phrase Year and a Day can also refer to the Year and a Day rule connected with murder. Year and a Day is the fourth section of the 15th track on the album Paul s Boutique by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, released on July 25, 1989.… …   Wikipedia

  • Year and a day rule — Die year and a day rule war ein bis 1996 geltender Rechtsgrundsatz aus dem englischen Strafrecht. Der actus reus des Mordes war der Regel zufolge nicht gegeben, wenn der Tod des Opfers nicht innerhalb eines Jahres und eines Tages eintrat. Ihr… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Law Reform (Year and a Day Rule) Act 1996 — The Law Reform (Year and a Day Rule) Act 1996 is a short Act of Parliament which abolished the year and a day rule in English law.The year and a day rule was an ancient rule of the common law which created a conclusive presumption that a death… …   Wikipedia

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  • National Revolution and Solidarity Day — In Bangladesh, November 7 was celebrated as the National Revolution and Solidarity Day. This commemorates the 1975 uprising formed by the people and soldiers. The uprising, led by Colonel Abu Taher and his political group Jatiyo Samajtantrik Dal …   Wikipedia

  • Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day — 19 May the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day[1] (Turkish: 19 Mayıs Atatürk ü Anma ve Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı) or simply Youth Day (Gençlik Bayramı), is an annual Turkish national holiday celebrated on May 19 to commemorate Mustafa… …   Wikipedia

  • Eternity and a Day — french film poster Directed by Theo Angelopoulos Produced by Theo Angelopoulos …   Wikipedia

  • A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica — Données clés Réalisation Adam Dubin Acteurs principaux Metallica Pays d’origine États Unis Genre Film documentaire Sortie 1992 …   Wikipédia en Français

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