Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003

F15 [ Reckoning of time for purpose of Statute of Limitations, etc.

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F16 [ 50. In reckoning any period of time for the purpose of any applicable limitation period in relation to a relevant claim (including any limitation period under the Statute of Limitations, 1957, section 9 (2) of the Civil Liability Act 1961 , the Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Act, 1991 and an international agreement or convention by which the State is bound)

( a ) the period beginning on the making of an application under section 11 in relation to the claim and ending 6 months from the date of issue of an authorisation under, as appropriate, section 14 , 17 , 32 , 36 or 49 shall be disregarded insofar as it relates to one or more respondents named at the time of the application made under section 11 , or

( b ) the period beginning on the addition of a further respondent or respondents in relation to the claim and ending 6 months from the date of issue of an authorisation under, as appropriate, section 14 , 17 , 32 , 36 or 49 or rules under section 46(3)(b) shall be disregarded insofar as it relates to such further respondent or respondents. ] ]