Chapter Number and Title of Enactment

Chapter:

347Title:LIMITATION ORDINANCE

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Table of contents of enactment:
Cap 347 Long title
Cap 347 Part IPRELIMINARY
Cap 347 s 1Short title
Cap 347 s 2Interpretation
Cap 347 Part IIPERIODS OF LIMITATION FOR DIFFERENT CLASSES OF ACTION
Cap 347 s 3Part II to be subject to Part III
Cap 347 s 4Limitation of actions of contract and tort, and certain other actions
Cap 347 s 5Limitation in case of successive conversions and extinction of title of owner of converted goods
Cap 347 s 6Time limit for claiming contribution
Cap 347 s 7Limitation of actions to recover land
Cap 347 s 8Accrual of right of action in case of present interests in land
Cap 347 s 9Accrual of right of action in case of future interests
Cap 347 s 10Provisions in case of land held on trust
Cap 347 s 11Accrual of right of action in case of forfeiture or breach of condition
Cap 347 s 12Accrual of right of action in case of certain tenancies
Cap 347 s 13Right of action not to accrue or continue unless there is adverse possession
Cap 347 s 14Limitation of redemption actions
Cap 347 s 15No right of action to be preserved by formal entry or continual claim
Cap 347 s 16Administration to date back to death
Cap 347 s 17Extinction of title after expiration of period
Cap 347 s 18Limitation of actions to recover rent
Cap 347 s 19Limitation of action to recover money secured by a mortgage or charge or to recover proceeds of the sale of land
Cap 347 s 20Limitation of actions in respect of trust property
Cap 347 s 21Limitation of actions claiming personal estate of a deceased person
Cap 347 Part IIIEXTENSION OR EXCLUSION OF LIMITATION PERIODS IN CERTAIN CASES*
Cap 347 s 22Extension of limitation period in case of disability
Cap 347 s 22AExtension for cases where the limitation period is the period under section 31(4)(b)
Cap 347 s 23Fresh accrual of action on acknowledgment or part payment
Cap 347 s 24Formal provisions as to acknowledgments and part payments
Cap 347 s 25Effect of acknowledgment or part payment on persons other than the maker or recipient
Cap 347 s 26Postponement of limitation period in case of fraud, concealment or mistake
Cap 347 s 27Time limit for personal injuries
Cap 347 s 28Time limit for actions under Fatal Accidents Ordinance (Cap 22)
Cap 347 s 29Dependants subject to different time limits
Cap 347 s 30Court's power to override time limits
Cap 347 s 31Special time limit for negligence actions where facts relevant to cause of action are not known at date of accrual
Cap 347 s 32Overriding time limit for negligence actions not involving personal injuries
Cap 347 s 33(Repealed 67 of 1976 s. 5)
Cap 347 Part IVGENERAL
Cap 347 s 34(Repealed 17 of 2010 s. 112)
Cap 347 s 35New claims in pending actions: rules of court
Cap 347 s 36Acquiescence
Cap 347 s 37Application to the Crown
Cap 347 s 38Transitional provisions and provisions as to actions already barred
Cap 347 s 38ATransitional provisions relating to 1991 amendments
Cap 347 s 39Cessations of application
Cap 347 s 40Saving
Cap 347 SCHEDULE




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