working lay days


working lay days
An expression found in a provision of charter parties relative to the period of time during which the charterer may detain the vessel for loading or unloading, making it clear that Sundays and holidays are to be excluded in the computation. Brooks v Minturn, 1 Cal 481, 483.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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