quinquennial

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quinquennial

taking five years. In Scots law the five-year prescriptive period is known as the quinquennium despite the fact that the present legislation does not use that term. It applies to most claims for money other than those arising from personal injuries.
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76) Returns are again grouped quinquennially and figures are to the nearest whole pound.
Both the self-perpetuating board and the quinquennially elected board are significantly more insulated from shareholders than current law provides.
The original quinquennially occurring pan-European congresses served to strengthen the feeling of belonging together; the last one (for the time being) was held in 1991 in Lillehammer, Norway.