Statute of Limitations 1957

Saving for other limitation enactments in respect of actions.


7.This Act shall not apply to—

(a) any action for which a period of limitation is fixed by any other limitation enactment, or

(b) any action to which a State authority is a party and for which, if that State authority were a private individual, a period of limitation would be fixed by any other limitation enactment.


Modifications (not altering text):


Application of section restricted (1.05.1991) by International Carriage of Goods by Road Act 1990 (13/1990), s. 3, S.I. No. 22 of 1991.

Application of certain enactments in relation to CMR.

3.(1) Notwithstanding section 7 of the Statute of Limitations, 1957, Part III of that Act shall apply in relation to actions in respect of or arising out of carriage to which CMR applies.