1. Scope2. Miscellaneous1. Scope
This section establishes a uniform rule applicable alike to the construction of statutes and to matters of practice, which the Nebraska Supreme Court has regularly applied in computing time periods specified in other statutes. Geddes v. York County, 273 Neb. 271, 729 N.W.2d 661 (2007).
This section controls the method of computing the statutory filing deadline imposed by section 32-707.01. State ex rel. Wieland v. Beermann, 246 Neb. 808, 523 N.W.2d 518 (1994).
When a statute requires an act to be done a certain number of days before a known event, the fact that the last day for the action to be done in order to give the appropriate number of days falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday postpones the time for performance to the next following business day. State v. Tasich, 242 Neb. 870, 496 N.W.2d 538 (1993).
When the period within which an act is to be done in any action or proceeding is given in terms of months or years, the last day of the period is the appropriate anniversary of the triggering act or event, unless that anniversary falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or court holiday. Licht v. Association Servs., Inc., 236 Neb. 616, 463 N.W.2d 566 (1990).
Defendant was afforded an extra day to file his appeal because one month from the overruling of his motion for a new trial was a Sunday. State v. Bridger, 223 Neb. 250, 388 N.W.2d 831 (1986).
Excluding September 5, 1969, the last day on which work was done, the last day of the four-year period of limitations was September 5, 1973. George P. Rose Sodding & Grading Co. v. Dennis, 195 Neb. 221, 237 N.W.2d 418 (1976).
Due to intervening weekend and holiday, transcript on appeal was timely filed. Knoefler Honey Farms v. County of Sherman, 193 Neb. 95, 225 N.W.2d 855 (1975).
This section does not require courts to be closed on Saturday. Rhodes v. Crites, 173 Neb. 501, 113 N.W.2d 611 (1962).
All courts may be open for business on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in the discretion of the court. Rhodes v. Star Herald Printing Co., 173 Neb. 496, 113 N.W.2d 658 (1962).
This section establishes a uniform rule applicable alike to the construction of statutes and matters of practice. State ex rel. Smith v. Nebraska Liquor Control Commission, 152 Neb. 676, 42 N.W.2d 297 (1950).
Where a statute provides that it shall take effect from and after its passage and approval, the day of its passage is excluded in computing the time it goes into effect. Wilson & Co. v. County of Otoe, 140 Neb. 518, 300 N.W. 415 (1941).
In determining the time within which an appeal can be taken, the last day should be included even though it is a holiday for the purposes of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Taylor Dairy Products Company v. Owen, 139 Neb. 603, 298 N.W. 332 (1941).
This section is general in application and does not control where there is special provision directing method of computing time. Garrett v. State, 118 Neb. 373, 224 N.W. 860 (1929).
When the last day of the two-year period to redeem land sold at tax sale falls on Sunday, the owner's right of redemption exists during all of the next day. Counselman v. Samuels, 93 Neb. 168, 139 N.W. 862 (1913).
In filing motion for new trial where last day is a holiday, it is included. Tully v. Grand Island Tel. Co., 87 Neb. 822, 128 N.W. 508 (1910).
Special provision for entering judgment by justice of peace as to computation of time was not controlled by this section. Calland v. Wagner, 86 Neb. 755, 126 N.W. 375 (1910).
Section controls on computation of time, although period be days, months or years. When last day falls on Sunday, it is excluded. Johnston v. New Omaha Thomson-Houston Electric Light Co., 86 Neb. 165, 125 N.W. 153 (1910).
If the last day of the time within which an appeal bond must be given falls on Sunday, bond may be given on Monday. Deere, Wells & Co. v. Hodges, 59 Neb. 288, 80 N.W. 897 (1899).
Section applies to construction of statutes, as well as practice. McGinn v. State, 46 Neb. 427, 65 N.W. 46 (1895).
On summons in justice court, service three days before trial, including day of service, is sufficient. White v. German Ins. Co., 15 Neb. 660, 20 N.W. 30 (1884).
On appeal from justice court, where tenth day falls on Sunday, bond filed on Monday is proper. Monell & Lashley v. Terwilliger, 8 Neb. 360, 1 N.W. 246 (1879).
In computing time from a designated date, first day should be excluded and last day of period included. In re Schmidt, 54 F.Supp. 262 (D. Neb. 1944).
In conjunction with this section and subsection (13) of section 49-801, a political subdivision has until the end of the last day of the 6-month period after a claimant has filed a tort claim upon which to make a final disposition of such claim. Geddes v. York County, 273 Neb. 271, 729 N.W.2d 661 (2007).
When the 10th day after a judgment is a Saturday or Sunday, a motion for new trial is timely filed on the following Monday. Wanha v. Long, 255 Neb. 849, 587 N.W.2d 531 (1998).
Uniform rule is established applicable alike to construction of statutes and matters of practice. Ruan Transport Corp. v. Peake, Inc., 163 Neb. 319, 79 N.W.2d 575 (1956).
Applied to computation of time for filing motion for new trial. Harsche v. Czyz, 157 Neb. 699, 61 N.W.2d 265 (1953).
Where notice is required to be published "for at least one week," publication September 3, in weekly paper, of notice of meeting on eleventh, is sufficient, although paper was published also on tenth. Bancroft Drainage Dist. v. Chicago, St. P., M. & O. Ry. Co., 102 Neb. 455, 167 N.W. 731 (1918).
Section applied; requirement of two weeks' publication of application for liquor license was not met. Pelton v. Drummond, 21 Neb. 492, 32 N.W. 593 (1887).