||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 104 (Feb)
|| EWCA Civ 107
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Sir Antony May P, Smith and Aikens LJJ
||Adrian Davies (instructed by Petersfields LLP) for the claimant.
||Jonathan Crystal (instructed by Thompsons Solicitors) for the defendant.
||9 February 2011
Limitation of action - Extension of time limit - Discretion - Defamation - Claimant seeking to disapply 12-month limitation period - Master declining to extend limitation period - Judge dismissing appeal against master's decision - Whether judge erring - Whether limitation period ought to be extended - ss 4A, 32.
Limitation of action Extension of time limit. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that the judge had been right to decline to disapply the one-year limitation period applying to claims for defamation.
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