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On what day does a person turn "X years and 6 months" for the purpose of driver licensing in USA states?

1 March new-south-wales Under the Acts Interpretation Act, a year is 12 calendar months, so half a year is six calendar months. calendar month means a period commencing at the beginning of a day of ...
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On what day does a person turn "X years and 6 months" for the purpose of driver licensing in USA states?

They can get the permit on March 1 california First, note that there are two different rules that exist for when someone turns a certain age: The "common law rule", which holds that an age ...
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What is the difference between “by” and “under” an act?

"By or under" is redundant. It is a legal doublet. The Australian Capital Territory Parliamentary Counsel's Office's Words and Phrases Guide (at B-10 and at xiii) says to "never use&...
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Does the fact that a treaty or legal text have differing translations preclude its enforceability?

No. The fact that there are discordant translations of a legal text does not prevent its enforceability. canada In Canada, there are two relevant doctrines. One for statutory interpretation of French ...
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