Leivers v Barber Walker and Co Ltd: CA 1943

Goddard LJ (dissenting) said that section 2(1)(d) of the 1939 Act changed the former position altogether, leaving the provision for limitation as regards specialties to apply only to deeds and other documents under seal (or to claims other than for the recovery of money).


Goddard LJ


[1943] KB 385


Limitation Act 1939 2(1)(d)


England and Wales

Cited by:

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Updated: 08 May 2022; Ref: scu.430595