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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Limitation Periods 7th ed with 2nd Supplement isbn 9780414051560

Limitation Periods 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780414028630
New Edition ISBN: 9780414051560
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414024229
Published: July 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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The law of limitations is complex and incoherent, with over 150 statutory time limits appropriate to specific causes of action. The new 7th edition of Limitation Periods steers practitioners through the complexities, giving detailed guidance on time limitations in all areas of law, from preliminary issues to proceedings.

  • Helps practitioners manage casework so that actions are begun within the required period
  • Sets out the time limits for commencing different causes of action
  • Explains when time starts to run, how long the limitation period is, and the consequences of expiry in differing circumstances
  • Looks at the options when time hasexpired and points out the manyexceptions to the rules
  • Considers the implications of important recent case law,
  • Deals with all procedural matters,with separate chapters on, for example, Pleading Questions and Procedural Delays
  • Covers European and international limitation period issues

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.
Procedural delays.
Section 35.
The Merchant Shipping Act 1995.
The Foreign
Limitation Periods Act 1984.
The Carriage Statutes.
Other statutes.