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11Prescriptive periods under sections 6 and 8A: interruption by relevant claimS

(1)Section 9 (definition of “relevant claim” for the purposes of sections 6, 7 and 8) of the 1973 Act is amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (2) insert—

(2A)Where a relevant claim is made in relation to an obligation to which section 6 or 8A applies, the claim is to be treated for the purposes of that section as being made continuously until the claim is finally disposed of..

(3)In the section title, for “and 8” substitute “ , 8 and 8A ”.