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FAIR TRADING ACT 1987 - SECT 79L

Limitation periods

79L Limitation periods

(cf CC Act 1998, s 7 (4) and (4A))

(1) The Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to hear and determine a consumer claim if any of the following apply--
(a) the cause of action giving rise to the claim first accrued more than 3 years before the date on which the claim is lodged,
(b) the goods or services to which the claim relates were supplied (or, if made in instalments, were last supplied) to the claimant more than 10 years before the date on which the claim is lodged.
(2) Nothing in this section affects any period of limitation under the Limitation Act 1969 .



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