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Limitation Amendment Act 1980

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6Effect of acknowledgement or part payment

(1)The following subsection shall be added at the end of section 23 of the principal Act (fresh accrual of action on acknowledgement or part payment)—

(5)Subject to the proviso to the last foregoing subsection, a current period of limitation may be repeatedly extended under this section by further acknowledgements or payments, but a right of action, once barred by this Act, shall not be revived by any subsequent acknowledgement or payment.

(2)In subsection (4) of that section the words " the last" (which are redundant in view of the provision made by subsection (1) above) shall be omitted.

(3)In section 25 of that Act, the provisos to subsections (5) and (6) (which respectively limit the effect of an acknowledgement or payment made after the expiration of the period of limitation prescribed for the bringing of an action to recover a debt or other liquidated pecuniary claim) shall cease to have effect.

(4)In section 33(a) of that Act (actions already barred) the words from " except" to " Act" shall cease to have effect.

(5)Nothing in this section (or in the corresponding repeals made by this Act) shall affect the operation of the principal Act in relation to any acknowledgement or payment made before the commencement of this Act.

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