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The Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Time limit: successive conversions and extinction of title of owner of converted goods

17.—(1) Where—

(a)any cause of action in respect of the conversion of a chattel has accrued to any person, and

(b)before he recovers possession of the chattel, a further conversion takes place,

subject to Article 28, no action may be brought in respect of the further conversion after the expiration of six years from the accrual of the cause of action in respect of the original conversion.

(2) Where—

(a)any such cause of action has accrued to any person and the period fixed for bringing that action has expired; and

(b)that person has not during that period recovered possession of the chattel,

the title of that person to the chattel is, subject to Article 28, extinguished.

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