Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 48 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWCA Civ 1992
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Sir Terence Etherton, Hickinbottom LJ and Turner J

Representation Ian Skelt (instructed by GMP Legal Services) for the claimant.
  Simon Anderson (instructed by Slater and Gordon LLP) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 1 December 2017


Limitation of action - Period of limitation - Personal injury claim

The Case

Limitation of action Period of limitation. The primary limitation period under of the Limitation Act 1980, would be disapplied under s 33 to allow the claimant to bring a personal injury claim against the defendant police force. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in so concluding found that there was no real prejudice to the defendant from the claimant's culpable delay.

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