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N.R.S. 293.1275 - Counting of Saturdays, Sundays and holidays in computing certain periods of time; exceptions

Overview of Statute

This section requires the inclusion of Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays in counting days for the purposes of the title, unless the provision specifies their exclusion.


1.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, in computing any period of time specified for the execution of an act or event in this title, Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays and holidays proclaimed by the Governor must be counted.

2.  If the last day limited for filing any paper mentioned in this title falls on a Saturday, Sunday, legal holiday or any holiday proclaimed by the Governor, the period so limited must expire on the following business day at 5 p.m.

3.  Saturdays, Sundays and holidays must not be counted if the provision specifying the period states that:

      (a) Any such days are excluded; or

      (b) The period is measured by working days.

(Added to NRS by 1960, 244; A 1995, 2774; 2003, 1701)

Definition [State]

A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.080.