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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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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Limitation of Actions 2nd ed isbn 9780414056541

Limitation of Actions

ISBN13: 9781858005805
New Edition ISBN: 9780414056541
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Round Hall Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Statute of Limitations 1957 to 2000 are among the most litigated of Irish statutes, and recent changes to the law on limitation brought about by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003 and the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (together with their related Statutory Instruments) and the Defamation Act 2009 mean that legal advisers need the most up to date analysis of the law as it now stands.

The law on adverse possession has suffered several reversals of emphasis and direction as the European Convention on Human Rights has featured for the first time in recent Irish cases. This text book sets out the law on limitation in a clear and accessible manner, and attempts to analyse the important judgements delivered in cases across all areas of civil litigation where defendants have sought to dismiss proceedings without regard to any arguments on the merits, on grounds that they are statute barred.

Irish Law
Extensions of time outside the Acts Estoppel
Curtailing the limitation period outside the Acts Want of prosecution
Calculating time
Pleading and procedure
Real property
Actions in contract
Actions in tort (except personal injuries)
Personal injuries actions
Persons of unsound mind
Fraud, concealment and mistake
Acknowledgement and part-payment
Death, Succession and Personal Representatives
Breach of Trust and Breach of Fiduciary Duty and other Causes of action in equity
Enforcement of judgments
Claims pursuant to Statute
Miscellaneous cases.