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Limitation Act 1953 [Act 254]

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. 1. Short title and application
    2. 2. Interpretation
    3. 3. Saving for other limitation enactments
    4. 4. Limitation not to operate as a bar unless specially pleaded
  3. Part II

    1. 5. Part II to be subject to provisions of Part III
    2. Actions of contract and tort and certain other actions

    3. 6. Limitation of actions of contract and tort and certain other actions
    4. 7. Limitation in case of successive conversions and extinction of title of owner of converted goods
    5. 8. Limitation of certain actions in respect of revenue matters
    6. Actions to recover land and rent

    7. 9. Limitation of actions to recover land
    8. 10. Accrual of right of claim in case of present interests in land
    9. 11. Accrual of right of action in case of future interests in land
    10. 12. Provisions in case of settled land and land held on trust
    11. 13. Accrual of right of action in certain tenancies
    12. 14. Accrual of right of action in case of forfeiture or breach of condition
    13. 15. Right of action not to accrue or continue unless there is adverse possession
    14. 16. Limitation of redemption actions
    15. 17. No right of action to be preserved by formal entry or continual claim
    16. 18. Right of person out of possession extinguished
    17. 19. Administrator's claim to date back to death
    18. 20. Limitation of actions to recover rent
    19. Actions to recover money secured by mortgage or charge or to recover proceeds of the sale of land

    20. 21. Limitation of actions to recover money secured by a mortgage or charge or to recover proceeds of the sale of land
    21. Actions in respect of trust property or the personal estate of deceased persons

    22. 22. Limitation of actions in respect of trust property
    23. 23. Limitation of actions claiming personal estate of a deceased person
  4. Part III

    1. 24. Extension of limitation period in case of disability
    2. 25. Extension of limitation period where debtor administers estate of his creditor
    3. 26. Fresh accrual of action on acknowledgment or part payment
    4. 27. Formal provisions as to acknowledgments and part payments
    5. 28. Effect of acknowledgment or part payment on persons other than the maker or recipient
    6. 29. Postponement of limitation period in case of fraud or mistake
  5. Part IV

    1. 30. Application of Act and other limitation enactments to arbitrations
    2. 31. Provisions as to set-off or counter-claim
    3. 32. Acquiescence
    4. 33. Application to the Government
    5. 34. Provisions as to actions already barred and pending actions
    6. 35. Repeal
    7. 36. (Omitted)
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