Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004

Other amendments of Act of 2003.

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32.—(1) For the avoidance of doubt, the reference in the definition of “proceedings” in section 4(1) of the Act of 2003 to “proceedings in court” includes, and shall be deemed to have always included, a reference to—

( a) proceedings by way of a counterclaim, and

( b) proceedings by way of the service of a third party notice (other than a third party notice claiming only an indemnity or a contribution).

(2) Section 30(4) of the Act of 2003 is amended by the insertion after “subsection (3)” of “or is one relating to a proposed action for damages under section 48 of the Act of 1961”.