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WHEN IS "EVENING"?

INTERESTING APPEAL;

(Per Press Assooiation'i

, CHRISTCHTJROH, May 14. An important question which affects many, employers and employees in New Zealand, and also the interpretation of clauses in many legal documents, came before. Mr Justice Herdman at the Supreme Court in Banco, this morning. An appeal was made by the Labour Department against the decision of Mr V. G. Day, S.M., at Tiniaru, on interpreting the" meaning of the word"eveningV;; in section 25* of the Shops and Offices Act. /■ ;

In a ease in Wellington the. Chief Justice -ruled that • evening means ''after the time of suiwe^^^ate>}-the*'Wai-Regulations : Act ihteipre%cf evening ', as "the time of da/ not earlier than sve o'clock,in the afternoon." The l3*Bi»fr€ntent took "action against a Timaru iirm for ' keeping premises open after seven p:m. Mr Day disr missed the case oh the grounds that the interpretation in the War Regulations Act does not ■ override 'the Chief Jus•tice's.decision.- ! ■'■'■' . ;

-. After hearing legal argument; his Honor reserved judgment. ' .

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WHEN IS "EVENING"?, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9609, 14 May 1919

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WHEN IS "EVENING"? Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9609, 14 May 1919

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