Part IE+W Ordinary Time Limits for Different Classes of Action

General rule for actions on a specialtyE+W

8 Time limit for actions on a specialty.E+W

(1)An action upon a specialty shall not be brought after the expiration of twelve years from the date on which the cause of action accrued.

(2)Subsection (1) above shall not affect any action for which a shorter period of limitation is prescribed by any other provision of this Act.


Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 8 extended (11.11.1999 with effect as mentioned in s. 10(2)(3) of the amending Act) by 1999 c. 31, ss. 7(3), 10(2)(3)