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Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018

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Limitation Act 1980 (c. 58)

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13(1)Section 14 of that Act (definition of date of knowledge for purposes of sections 11 and 12) is amended as follows.

(2)In the heading, for “sections 11 and 12” substitute “sections 11 to 12”.

(3)In subsection (1), for “subsection (1A)” substitute “subsections (1A) and (1B)”.

(4)After subsection (1A) insert—

(1B)In section 11B of this Act and in section 12 of this Act so far as that section applies to an action by virtue of section 6(1)(a) of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (“the 2018 Act”) (death caused by automated vehicle) references to a person’s date of knowledge are references to the date on which he first had knowledge of the following facts—

(a)that the injury in question was significant; and

(b)that the injury was attributable in whole or in part to an accident caused by an automated vehicle when driving itself; and

(c)the identity of the insurer of the vehicle (in the case of an action under section 2(1) of the 2018 Act) or the owner of the vehicle (in the case of an action under section 2(2) of that Act).

Expressions used in this subsection that are defined for the purposes of Part 1 of the 2018 Act have the same meaning in this subsection as in that Part.

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