Law of Limitation, 2nd edition
Navigating the intricacies of limitations schemas that are far from uniform across Australia
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All lawyers are expected to be aware of limitation periods in order to communicate to clients the existence of any relevant limitation period that may apply to a claim. Limitations statutes, however, are “technical Acts” and present difficulties to those acting for a plaintiff to give proper advice as to the steps available to preserve a cause of action within the limitation period. Law of Limitation 2nd edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and application of limitation legislation and offers.
• Clearly structured
• Comprehensive and multi-jurisdictional
• High level practitioner work
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Table of contents
- Part I Time Contextualised
- 1. Source and Justification for Time Bars
- 2. Nature of Time Bars
- 3. Application of Time Bars
- Part II Time Prescribed
- 4. Running and Computation of Time
- 5. Contractual Causes of Action
- 6. Tortious Causes of Action
- 7. Personal Injury Causes of Action
- 8. Causes of Action in Relation to Land
- 9. Causes of Action in Relation to
- 10. Causes of Action in Relation to Trusts
- 11. Causes of Action for Money Under
- 12. Other Causes of Action
- 13. Causes of Action in Equity
- Part III Time Suspended
- 14. Disability
- 15. Fraud and Concealment
- 16. Mistake
- 17. Acknowledgement and Part Payment
- Part IV Time Extended
- 18. Introduction to the Extension of Time
- 19. General Discretion to Extend Time —
- Northern Territory and South Australia
- 20. Extension of Time for Personal Injury
- 21. Extension of Time for Defamation and
- Admiralty Actions
- Part V Time Reformed
- 22. Setting Time Bars and Running of Time
- 23. Ultimate Time Bars and Extending Time
- 24. Challenging Time Bars