statute of limitations

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a statute prescribing the time period during which legal action can be taken

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1, s 7 [Saskatchewan Limitations Act] (both Ontario and Saskatchewan have a 15-year period); BC Limitation Act, s 8 (six years for actions based on negligence against hospitals, hospital employees and doctors per s 8(1)(a)); Limitation of Actions Act, CCSM c L150, s 7(5) [Manitoba Limitation of Actions Act]; Limitations Act, SNL 1995 c L-16.
concluded that section 55 of the old Alberta Limitation of Actions [Act.
He has received an undertaking from the government that the Limitation of Actions Act would not apply to them.
Burke, reported on Bill 28, Limitation of Actions Act.