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Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1984

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Section 6(1).

SCHEDULE 1S Minor and Consequential Amendments

The Limitation (Enemies and War Prisoners) Act 1945 (c. 16)S

1In subsection (1) of section 1, as substituted for Scotland by paragraph (a) of section 4, in the list of enactments appended to the subsection for the words “sections 17 and 20(1) of the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973” there shall be substituted the words “ sections 8A and 17 of the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 ”.S

The Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 52)S

2At the end of section 7(2) there shall be added the words “ or an obligation to make reparation in respect of personal injuries within the meaning of Part II of this Act or in respect of the death of any person as a result of such injuries. ”S

3In section 9—S

(a)in subsection (1) for the words “and 7” in both places where they occur there shall be substituted the words “ 7 and 8A ”;

(b)in subsection (3) for the words “or 8” there shall be substituted the words “ 8 or 8A ”.

4In section 10, for the words “and 7” wherever they occur there shall be substituted the words “ 7 and 8A ”.S

5In section 13, for the words “or 8” there shall be substituted the words “ 8 or 8A ”.S

6In section 14(1)(b) for the words “section 6(4)” there shall be substituted the words “ subsection (4) of section 6 of this Act including that subsection as applied by section 8A of this Act ”.S

7In section 15(1), in the definition of “prescriptive period” for the words “or 8” there shall be substituted the words “ 8 or 8A ”.S

8In section 19A—S

(a)in subsection (1) for the words “(as read with sections 18 and 19)” there shall be substituted the words “ or section 18 ”;

(b)after subsection (3) there shall be added the following subsection—

(4)An action which would not be entertained but for this section shall not be tried by jury..

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