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The Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Acknowledgments: formalities

59.—(1) Every acknowledgment must be in writing and signed by the person making the acknowledgment.

(2) An acknowledgment under Articles 52 to 58—

(a)may be made by the agent of the person by whom it is required to be made under whichever of those Articles is applicable; and

(b)must be made to the person or the agent of the person whose title, right, equity of redemption or claim (as the case may be) is being acknowledged.

(3) A current limitation period may be repeatedly extended under Articles 52 to 58 by further acknowledgments.

(4) A right of action, once barred by this Order, is not revived by any subsequent acknowledgment.

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