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Overview of the Limitation Act

Overview of the Limitation Act

This video explains the basic and ultimate limitation periods in British Columbia's new Limitation Act, which came into force on June 1, 2013. The Limitation Act specifies how long a person has to bring forward a civil lawsuit, if no other statute contains a more specific time period.

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BC Ministry of Attorney General
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January 2013 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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limitation period, limitation periods, limitation act, civil cases, civil procedure