Day rule

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DAY RULE, or DAY WRIT, English practice. A rule or order of the court, by which a prisoner on civil process, and not committed, is enabled, in term time, to go out of the prison, and its rule or bounds; a prisoner is enabled to quit the prison, for more or less time, by three kinds of rules, namely: 1. The day-rule. 2. The term-rule; and 3. The rules. See 9 East, R. 151.

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At present dairy cattle must be tagged within 36 hours of birth, meaning that under the 15 day rule a passport has to be applied for within 15 days of birth, whereas the deadline for beef cattle is 45 days.
BIRMINGHAM Chairman David Gold has been leading the crusade against Wales' decision to invoke UEFA's four day rule for their next Euro 2004 qualifier.
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This was thought to be the seat of American fascism from where Hitler would one day rule the United States.
Europe's governing body have insisted to Fifa that the match on August 20 in Belgrade is given the four-day ruling on the availability of players from their clubs, rather than the two day rule for friendlies.
Co-hosted by PeopleBrowsr and Three Day Rule, the event will be attended by some of San Francisco and Silicon Valley's best startups along with innovators and influencers in the tech space.
However, their argument that Lambert could have recovered in time for Wednesday's clash in Estonia, therefore outflanking the five day rule, has been brushed aside by the SFA.
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