Limitations of Actions


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Limitations of Actions

Statutes restricting the right to bring suit on certain civil causes of action or criminal prosecutions, which provide that a suit may not be commenced unless it is brought within a designated period after the time that the right to sue accrued.

Cross-references

Statute of Limitations.

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4) Bill # 64, An Act Respecting Limitations of Actions
Each state is treated with discussion of contract clauses, causes of action, limitations of actions, damages, and operation of judgments.
Section 28 of the Limitations of Actions Act 1936 (SA) states that at the determination of the period of limitation, the right and title of the owner of the land will be extinguished.
ANGELL, A TREATISE ON THE LIMITATIONS OF ACTIONS AT LAW AND SUITS IN EQUITY AND ADMIRALTY (4th ed.
The defendants raised limitations of actions theories and various defenses available under CERCLA.
Joosse said he believes the Alberta Limitations of Actions Act allows for exemptions to the time limitations if the alleged victim has been incapacitated.