Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker

RE/MAX West Realty Inc.,
Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. 
Toronto, Ontario 

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Sometimes the Last Day Doesn’t Count for Conditions

December 10, 2017 - Updated: December 10, 2017

Sometimes the Last Day Doesn’t Count for Conditions

While it may sound to be a rather simple task, “counting” has some rules.

Sometimes, the last day doesn’t count.

Complete this in 5 days                    5 days

You have 5 days to do this               5 days

Not later than 5 days                        5 days

Within 5 days                                   4 days


There’s a rule associated with counting and it’s set out in the Interpretation Act

           Within a time

 Where anything is to be done within a time after, from, of or before a specified day, the time does not include that day.

So, you have to be aware of the fact, that even though it said 5 days, it means 4 days.

This is very important for many Conditions contained in Agreements. You must be able to interpret the wording correctly.


* only those who can run the 100 meters within 10 seconds will advance to the next round.

Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker



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Brian Madigan LL.B. Broker

RE/MAX West Realty Inc. Brokerage

Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. , Toronto Ontario,

Phone: 416-745-2300

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