period of time fixed by rules of court or by any
judgment, order or direction for doing any act in relation to any civil matter
within the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal shall be reckoned in accordance
with this Rule.
the act is required to be done within a specified period after or from a
specified date, the period begins immediately after that date.
the act is required to be done within or not less than a specified period
before a specified date, the period ends immediately before that date.
the act is required to be done a specified number of clear days before or after
a specified date, at least that number of days must intervene between the day
on which the act is done and that date.
apart from this paragraph, the period in question, being a period of 7 days
or less includes a Saturday, Sunday, public holiday or bank holiday, Christmas
Day or Good Friday, that day is excluded.
paragraph (5) “public holiday” and “bank holiday” mean, respectively, a
day appointed to be observed as a public holiday or as a bank holiday under the
Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951.”.