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A new edition was published, see:
Limitation Periods 7th ed isbn 9780414028630

Limitation Periods 6th ed with 2nd Supplement

ISBN13: 9780414024229
New Edition ISBN: 9780414028630
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414042988
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The 6th edition of Limitation Periods:-

  • The 2nd Supplement was published in May 2013
  • The 1st Supplement was published in July 2012
  • The Main Work was published in October 2010
  • Steers practitioners through this complex and often incoherent area of law
  • Gives detailed guidance on more than 150 statutory time limits appropriate to specific causes of action, from preliminary issues to proceedings
  • Helps manage casework so that actions are begun within the required period
  • Sets out the time limits for commencing different types of action
  • Explains what happens when time has expired
  • Points out the many exceptions to the rules
  • Covers the significant number of cases on limitations that have been decided since publication of the previous edition
  • Deals with European and international limitation period issues This second supplement to the 6th edition of Limitation Periods brings you up-to-date with developments and case law since the publication of the first supplement in July 2012. edition in Offers full, in-depth coverage of this important and growing area of law.

    • Gives guidance and analysis on time limitations in all areas of law and from preliminary issues to proceedings
    • Provides over 150 statutory time limits appropriate to specific causes of action – this time-proven title cuts through the complexity to focus on what you need to know
    • Tells when time starts to run, how long the limitation period is, and the consequences of expiry in differing circumstances
    • Points out the options still available on expiry and the many exceptions to the rules that may apply
    • Covers all procedural matters, with separate chapters for example on Pleading Analyses the judgments in new case law and explains the implications for future actions and decisions
    • Covers European and international limitation issues
    • Analyses the implications of new case law

  • Subjects:
    Courts and Procedure
    Definition, background and policy.
    The running and expiry of time.
    The relevance of the remedy.
    Actions founded on tort.
    The Latent Damage Act 1986.
    The Consumer Protection Act 1987.
    Personal injuries and defamation.
    Judicial review and other Crown proceedings.
    Accrual of cause of
    action in contract.
    Actions to recover sums due under statute.
    Personal property.
    Real property.
    Trustees and personal representatives.
    Miscellaneous cases.
    Acknowledgment and part-payment.
    Fraud, concealment and mistake.
    Pleading questions.
    Procedural delays.
    Section 35.
    The Merchant Shipping Act 1995.
    The Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984.
    The Carriage Statutes.
    Other statutes.