adjournment day

The day upon which a court or legislature adjourns. The day to which a session or meeting is adjourned.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • adjournment debate —    The half hour debate held at the end of each sitting day in Parliament, so named because it takes place on the motion to adjourn the house. Adjournment debates give backbench Members of Parliament the opportunity to initiate a debate on a… …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • adjournment sine die — /ajarnmant sayniy day(iy)/°siyney diyey/ An adjournment without setting a time for another meeting or session. See sine die …   Black's law dictionary

  • adjournment in eyre — An adjournment of court by the judges on circuit to a future session or day …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • adjournment without day — Same as adjournment sine die …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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