Time Limits - the Index

Time Limits - the Index



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Time Limits - the Index by Mcnic

This text discusses the statutory time limits affecting the latest point of time at which court or other proceedings may commence. Over 150 statutory time limits appropriate to specific causes of action are set out in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Each entry is fully cross-referenced and includes practical notes on commencement of court proceedings and the circumstances in which periods can be extended, suspended or otherwise modified.

This edition has been updated and revised to take account of a number of important statutes brought into force since the last edition. These include: Employment Act 1989

Extradition Act 1989

Companies Act 1989 s4

Childrens Act 1989 s32

Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989

Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 Sch 1

Environmental Protection Act 1990

Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1991

War Crimes Act 1991

Child Support Act 1991

Planning and Compensation Act 1991

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992

and Town and Country Planning Act 1990 s172.

The book also takes into account developments in case law in the important areas of personal injury, retrospective effect, economic loss, professional negligence and company law, and the section on tribunals has been expanded for this edition. The European dimension in statutory provisions is also covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780752001753
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell, Ltd.
Publication date: 06/23/1995
Series: Practitioner Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introductory: scope of the subject
scope of the present book
general notes. Part 2 When the period begins: cause of an action accruing
date of knowledge
other commencement dates. Part 3 When the period expires or is stopped by commencement of proceedings: calculation of the period
date of issue
amendments etc extending the period
court's descretion to disapply limit in certain cases. Part 4 When status or identity of party is relevant: the Crown and the Duchy of Cornwall
spiritual or eleemosynary corporations sole
public authorities
trustees etc, personal representatives, beneficiaries
persons under disability. Part 5 Periods appropriate to specific types of action or proceedings.

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