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The Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Extension of time limit (disability): cases under Article 11(3)(b)

49.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), if in relation to any action for which a time limit is fixed by Article 11—

(a)the time limit applicable in accordance with paragraph (3) of that Article is that mentioned in sub-paragraph (b) of that paragraph;

(b)on the date which is for the purposes of that Article the starting date for reckoning that time limit, the person by reference to whose knowledge that date fell to be determined under paragraph (4) of that Article was under a disability; and

(c)Article 48 does not apply to the action,

the action may be brought at any time before the expiration of three years from the date when he ceased to be under a disability or died (whichever first occurred) notwithstanding that the time limit mentioned above has expired.

(2) An action may not be brought by virtue of paragraph (1) after the end of the time limit fixed by Article 12.

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