date

date
The specification or mention, in a written instrument, of the time (day, month and year) when it was made (executed). Also the time so specified. In its common and accepted statutory meaning refers simply to day, month and year. Anderson v. State Personnel Bd., 103 C.A.3d 242, 162 Cal.Rptr. 865, 868.
The word is derived from the Latin word "datum" meaning given and is defined as the time given or specified-in some way ascertained and fixed. The time when an instrument was made, acknowledged, delivered or recorded; the clause or memorandum which specifies that fact; and the time from which its operation is to be reckoned.
That part of a deed or writing which expresses the day of the month and year in which it was made or given.
The primary signification of date is not time in the abstract, nor time taken absolutely, but time given or specified; time in some way ascertained and fixed. When we speak of the date of a deed, date of issue of a bond or date of a policy, we do not mean the time when it was actually executed, but the time of its execution as given or stated in the deed itself. The date of an item, or of a charge in a book-account, is not necessarily the time when the article charged was, in fact, furnished, but rather the time given or set down in the account, in connection with such charge. And so the expression "the date of the last work done, or materials furnished," in a mechanic's lien law, may be taken, in the absence of anything in the act indicating a different intention, to mean the time when such work was done or materials furnished, as specified in the plaintiffs written claim. The precise meaning of date, however, depends upon context, since there are numerous instances when it means actual as distinguished from conventional time.
See also antedate
@ date certaine
/dat serteyn/ In French law, a deed is said to be a date certaine (fixed date) when it has been subjected to the formality of registration. After this formality has been complied with, the parties to the deed cannot by mutual consent change the date thereof
@ date of bankruptcy
Under Bankruptcy law, time at which court declares a person a bankrupt. Usually coincides with date of filing in case of voluntary petition.
See Bankruptcy Code No. 301.
See also date of cleavage
@ date of cleavage
The date of filing voluntary petition of bankruptcy and hence the cut-off date as to dischargeability of debts in bankruptcy. Only those debts, with some exceptions, which exist at this time are dischargeable in bankruptcy
@ date of injury
Means inception date of the injury and is regarded as coincident with date of occurrence or happening of accident which caused such injury. Indemnity Ins. Co. of North America v. Williams, 129 Tex. 51, 99 S.W.2d 905, 907
@ date of issue
When applied to notes, bonds, etc., of series, usually means an arbitrary date fixed as beginning of term for which they run, without reference to precise time when convenience or state of market may permit their sale or delivery; date which bonds and stocks bear, and not date when they were actually issued in sense of being signed and delivered and put into circulation. Whetstone v. City of Stuttgart, 193 Ark. 88, 97 S.W.2d 641, 643. The words in life insurance policy have been held not to mean the date of actual execution or the delivery date, but the date set forth in the policy itself. Potts v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 133 Pa.Super. 397, 2 A.2d 870, 872
@ date of maturity
Day on which a debt falls due as in the case of a promissory note, bond or other evidence of indebtedness
@ date of record
Date on which stockholder must have owned shares of stock to be entitled to dividend.
See also ex dividend
@

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • daté — daté …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • date — [ dat ] n. f. • 1281; lat. médiév. data (littera) « (lettre) donnée », premiers mots de la formule indiquant la date où un acte avait été rédigé 1 ♦ Indication du jour du mois (⇒ quantième), du mois et de l année (⇒ millésime) où un acte a été… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • date — I noun assigned time, day, day of the week, dies, marked time, moment, particular point of time, period, period of time, point of time, specified period of time, tempus, time, time during which anything occurs associated concepts: antedating,… …   Law dictionary

  • date — date  утилита Unix для работы с системными часами. Выводит текущую дату и время в различных форматах и позволяет устанавливать системное время. Содержание 1 Реализации 2 Использование 3 Ключи …   Википедия

  • Date — bezeichnet: ein Treffen oder eine Verabredung, bei Verliebten auch Stelldichein Blind Date, ein verabredetes Treffen unter bisher unbekannten Personen in Programmiersprachen häufig einen Datentyp zur Speicherung von Datum und Uhrzeit bei vielen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Date — утилита Unix для работы с системными часами. Выводит текущую дату и время в различных форматах и позволяет устанавливать системное время. Содержание 1 Использование 2 Ключи 3 См. также …   Википедия

  • date — DATE. sub. fém. Ce qui marque le temps et le lieu où une lettre a été écrite, où un acte a été passé, etc. La date d une lettre, d un contrat, d un Arrêt, etc. Mettre la date. De fraîche date. De nouvelle date. De vieille date. Il produit une… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Date My Ex — Date My Ex: Jo and Slade Format Reality Starring Jo De La Rosa Slade Smiley Myia Ingoldsby Lucas James Country of origin United States Production Runni …   Wikipedia

  • date — DATE. s. f. Ce que l on escrit pour marquer le temps & le lieu auquel une chose a esté faite. La date d une lettre, d un contract, d un arrest &c. mettre la date. de fraische date. de nouvelle date. de vieille date. il produit une lettre en date… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Date — Date, n. [F. date, LL. data, fr. L. datus given, p. p. of dare to give; akin to Gr. ?, OSlaw. dati, Skr. d[=a]. Cf. {Datum}, Dose, {Dato}, {Die}.] 1. That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • date — [n1] point in time; particular day or time age, century, course, day, duration, epoch, era, generation, hour, juncture, moment, period, quarter, reign, span, spell, stage, term, time, while, year; concepts 800,801,802,815 date [n2] social… …   New thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”