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Effect of order

60K Effect of order

(1) If a court orders the extension of a limitation period for a cause of action under Subdivision 2 or 3, the limitation period is accordingly extended for the purposes of--
(a) an action brought by the applicant in that court on the cause of action that the applicant claims to have, and
(b) section 26 (1) (b) in relation to any associated contribution action brought by the person against whom that cause of action lies.
(2) If a court excludes a beneficiary or class of beneficiaries from the operation of an order under section 60D or 60H, the beneficiary or beneficiaries are to be treated as not being entitled to damages in any compensation action brought as a consequence of the making of the order.
(3) In this section--

"compensation action" means an action on a cause of action arising under the Compensation to Relatives Act 1897 .

"contribution action" means an action for contribution under section 5 (1) of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 .

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