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LIMITATION OF ACTIONS ACT 1974 - As at 5 March 2017 - Act 75 of 1974


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      (Repealed)
   5.      Interpretation
   6.      Application to Crown
   7.      Saving of other limitations
   8.      Provisions as to actions already barred and pending actions

   PART 2 - PERIODS OF LIMITATION FOR DIFFERENT CLASSES OF ACTIONS

   9.      Application
   10.     Actions of contract and tort and certain other actions
   10AA.   Defamation actions
   10A.    Actions to recover tax
   11.     Actions in respect of personal injury
   11A.    No limitation period for actions for child sexual abuse
   12.     Actions in cases of successive conversions and extinction of title of owners of converted goods
   13.     Actions to recover land
   14.     Accrual of right of action in cases of present interests in land
   15.     Accrual of right of action in cases of future interests in land
   16.     Provisions in cases of land held in trust
   17.     Accrual of right of action in cases of forfeiture or breach of condition
   18.     Accrual of right of action in cases of certain tenancies
   19.     Right of action not to accrue or continue unless there is adverse possession
   20.     Redemption actions
   21.     Right of action not preserved by formal entry or continual claim
   22.     Application of limitation as between joint owners
   23.     Administration to date back to death
   24.     Extinction of title after expiration of period of limitation
   25.     Actions to recover rent
   26.     Actions to recover money secured by mortgage or charge or to recover proceeds of the sale of land
   27.     Actions in respect of trust property
   28.     Actions claiming personal estate of a deceased person

   PART 3 - EXTENSION OF PERIODS OF LIMITATION

   29.     Extension in cases of disability
   30.     Interpretation
   30A.    (Repealed)
   31.     Ordinary actions
   32.     Surviving actions
   32A.    Defamation actions
   33.     Prior bar ineffective
   34.     Practice
   35.     Fresh accrual of action on acknowledgment or part payment
   36.     Formal provisions as to acknowledgment and part payment
   37.     Effect of acknowledgment or part payment on a person other than the maker or recipient
   38.     Postponement in cases of fraud or mistake
   39.     Costs
   40.     Contribution between tortfeasors

   PART 4 - GENERAL

   41.     Application to arbitrations
   42.     Provisions as to set-off or counterclaim
   43.     Acquiescence
   43A.    Characterisation of limitation laws

   PART 5 - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   44.     Transitional provision for Civil Liability (Dust Diseases) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005
   45.     Transitional provision for Defamation Act 2005
   46.     Transitional provision for Corrective Services and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008
   47.     Transitional provision for Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010
   48.     Transitional provision for Limitation of Actions (Child Sexual Abuse) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016

   PART 6 - (Repealed)

   PART 7 - (Repealed)


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