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

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section] 3282, Congress explicitly stipulated that the five-year statute of limitation applies "[e]xcept as otherwise expressly provided by law.
This article provides insight into how the six-year statute of limitation is applied and discusses what types of omissions trigger it.
The applicable statute of limitations for an appraisal-related claim varies depending on the type of claim (negligence, fraud or breach of contract), where the claim is filed and, in a few cases, who is making the claim.
Although the IRS agreed that she would otherwise have been eligible for innocent spouse relief under the facts of the case, it denied her claim because it was barred by the two-year statute of limitation contained in Regs.
Such clauses can specify a specific state's statute of limitation, or define a specific limitations period.
Wolfman thinks Lockhart will prevail before the Supreme Court because "there has not been an express reference that is necessary to override the 1D-year statute of limitation.
It adopts a suggestion made by previous SEC chairmen to extend the short statute of limitations (three years from date of fraud or one year from date of discovery) to allow fraud victims enough time to unravel these complex cases--five years after the date of the fraud or three years from the date of discovery.
In Malley-Duff specifically in the statute of limitation context, the Court emphasized the "remedial" character of RICO's treble damages.
NCUA is calling on Congress to extend the statute of limitations for bringing charges against officers and directors of failed credit unions.
Gillmore was arrested in 1986 and admitted to sexual assaults against nine girls and women, but was charged with only one of them because the six-year statute of limitations on the others, including Tudor's, had expired.
20) Although Washington State's Annotated Code includes a two-year "catch-all" statute of limitations for actions not addressed elsewhere, (21) the PRA's language leaves at least one question unanswered: what limitations period applies when an agency produces all requested documents in a single installment?
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office rejected filing a misdemeanor charge of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18 because the statute of limitations had passed.
In addition to allowing consumers the option of limiting their communication with debt collectors to email, the new rules also require debt collectors "substantiate" that the consumer actually owes the debt and inform the consumer if there is reasonable chance that the statute of limitations on the debt they are collecting has expired.
FEMA guidance provides that the one-year statute of limitations period to file suit runs from the date of the first written denial of a flood insurance claim.
Bulgaria's chief prosecutor says that 35 years after one of the most notorious killings of the Cold War, the case has reached the statute of limitations.