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LIMITATION ACT 1969 - SECT 19
Compensation to relatives
19 Compensation to relatives
(1) An action on a cause of action arising under the
Compensation to Relatives Act 1897 , by virtue of a death, is not maintainable
if brought after the expiration of a limitation period of--
(a) 6 years
running from the date of the death, where the cause of action accrued before 1
September 1990, or
(b) 3 years running from the date of the death, where the
cause of action accrues on or after 1 September 1990.
(2) This section does
not apply in respect of a cause of action to which Division 6 applies.
Division 6 provides for the limitation period for causes of action for
non-motor accident actions for death or personal injury resulting from an
incident that occurs on or after the commencement of that Division.
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