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The Consumer Protection (Northern Ireland) Order 1987


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5.  In section 50 of the 1958 Act (extension of limitation period in case of disability), after subsection (6) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(6A) In the case of an action to which section 9AA applies or one by virtue of Article 9(1) of the Consumer Protection (Northern Ireland) Order 1987 (death caused by defective product), subsection (1)—

(a)shall not apply to the time limit prescribed by subsection (3) of section 9AA or to that time limit as applied by virtue of section 9B(2); and

(b)in relation to any other time limit prescribed by this Act, shall have effect as if for the words “six years” there were substituted the words “three years”..

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