Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2004] All ER (D) 66 (Aug)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Judge Alan Wilkie sitting as a judge of the High Court

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  Bridget Dolan (instructed by Beachcroft Wansbroughs) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 12 August 2004


Limitation of actions - Limitation period - Expiry - False imprisonment - Personal injury - Discretion to disapply - s 33.

The Case

Whether the claimant's claim was for false imprisonment or for personal injury arising out of negligence or breach of duty, it had been brought out of time and, in the latter case, the court would not exercise its discretion to disapply the time limit.

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