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Limitation Periods 6th ed isbn 9780414042988

Limitation Periods 5th ed with 1st Supplement

ISBN13: 9781847034700
ISBN: 1847034705
New Edition ISBN: 9780414042988
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421779403
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The law of limitations is complex and incoherent. Limitation periods vary depending on the type of action - with over 150 statutory time limits appropriate to specific causes of action - and exceptions exist to the rules.

Limitation Periods, the leading text in the field, steers practitioners through the complexities. A significant number of cases on limitations have been decided since publication of the previous edition and these are incorporated into the text.

  • The 1st Supplement was published in November 2008
  • Gives 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 types of action
  • Explains what happens when time has expired
  • Points out the many exceptions to the rules
  • Explains the implications of recent case law
  • Covers European and international limitation period issues