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the Peace, and all other Courts of what Nature or Kind soever,
whether Civil, Criminal or Ecclesiastical, and all Meetings and
Assemblies of any Bodies, Politick or Corporate, either for the
Election of any Officers or Members thereof, or for any such
Officers entering upon the Execution of their respective Offices,
or for any other Purpose whatsoever, which by any Law, Stat-
ute, Charter, Custom or Usage within this Kingdom, or -within
any other the Dominions or Countries subject or belonging to
the Crown of Great Britain, are to be holden and kept on any
fixed or certain Day of any Month, or on any Day depending
upon the Beginning, or any certain Day of any Month (except
such Courts as are usually holden or kept with any Fairs or
Marts) shall, from Time to Time, from and after the said
second Day of September, be holden and kept upon or ac-
cording to the same respective nominal Days and Times, where-on
or according to which the same are now to be holden, but
which shall be computed according to the said new Method of
numbering and reckoning the Days of the Calendar as afore-
said; that is to say, eleven Days sooner than the respective
Days whereon the same are now holden and kept; any Lav,
Statute, Charter, Custom or Usage, to the contrary thereof in
any wise notwithstanding.
770* II. And for the continuing and preserving the Calendar
or Method of Reckoning, and computing the Days of the Year
in the same regular Course, as near as may be, in all Times com-
ing; be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the
several Years of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred, one
thousand nine hundred, two thousand one hundred, two thou-
sand two hundred, two thousand three hundred, or any other
hundredth Years of our Lord, which shall happen in Time to
come, except only every fourth hundredth Year of our Lord,
whereof the Year of our Lord two thousand shall be the first,
shall not be esteemed or taken to be Bissextile or Leap Years,
but shall be taken to be common Years, consisting of three hun-
dred and sixty-five Days, and no more; and that the Years of
our Lord two thousand, two thousand four hundred, two thou-
sand eight hundred, and every other fourth hundred Year of
our Lord, from the said Year of our Lord two thousand inclu-
sive, and also all other Years of our Lord, which by the pre-
sent Supputation are esteemed to be Bissextile or Leap Years,
shall for the future, and in all Times to come, be esteemed and

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