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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Limitation Periods 6th ed with 2nd Supplement isbn 9780414024229

Limitation Periods 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780414042988
New Edition ISBN: 9780414024229
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421923805
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The 6th edition of Limitation Periods:-

  • 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

  • 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.