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Civil Procedure
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at lawyers who want to understand the framework (or need a reminder) of the limitation regime as it applies to causes of action in civil litigation.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the purpose of the limitation regime in civil litigation.;
  • Understand the major exceptions to the strict enforcement of limitation for particular causes of action;
  • Know the limitation terms for each of the major causes of action including tort, contract, personal injury, trusts and property.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Cave v Robinson Jarvis & Rolf [2002] UKHL 18;
  • Limitation Act 1980;
  • CPR Practice Direction 16;
  • County Courts Act 1984;
  • Supreme Court Act 1981;
  • Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978;
  • A v Hoare [2008] UKHL 6;
  • Land Registration Act 2002;
  • Cattley & Anor v Pollard & Ors [2006] EWHC 3130;
  • P&O Nedlloyd v Arab Metals Co [2006] EWCA Civ 1717;
  • Fatal Accidents Act 1976;
  • Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934;
  • Horton v Sadler & Anor [2006] UKHL 27;
  • Human Rights Act 1998.

This podcast is about the limitation of causes of action in civil law. It sets out the major causes of action and their respective time limits. It also goes on to discuss the major deviations from the strict application of the limitation rules where certain conditions have been met.

Podcast Added: 10/02/2009

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-07-25

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