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Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Act, 1991

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Number 18 of 1991


STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1991


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definition.

2.

Date of knowledge for the purposes of this Act.

3.

Special time limit for actions in respect of personal injuries.

4.

Survival of causes of action to which section 3 applies.

5.

Extension of limitation period in case of disability.

6.

Period of limitation in cases of fatal injuries.

7.

Application of Act.

8.

Short title, construction and collective citation.


Acts Referred to

Civil Liability Act, 1961

1961, No. 41

Control of Dogs Act, 1986

1986, No. 32

Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act, 1980

1980, No. 16

Statute of Limitations, 1957

1957, No. 6

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Number 18 of 1991


STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1991


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS, 1957 , BY MAKING NEW PROVISIONS AS REGARDS THE DATE FROM WHICH THE PERIOD OF LIMITATION IS TO RUN IN RESPECT OF ACTIONS FOR CERTAIN PERSONAL INJURIES, AND TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS IN OTHER STATUTES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. [10th July, 1991]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: