Ministry of Defence v Iraqi Civilians: CA 9 Dec 2015

‘This appeal raises a short but elusive point concerning the manner in which the English Court applies a foreign law relating to limitation when required to do so by section 1 of the Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984’

Lord Dyson MR, Tomplinson, Vos LJJ
[2015] EWCA Civ 1241, [2015] WLR(D) 515, [2016] 1 WLR 1290, [2016] 2 All ER 300
Bailii, WLRD
Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984
England and Wales
Appeal from QBDIraqi Civilian Litigation v Ministry of Defence QBD 26-Jan-2015
The court considered limitation issues as an interim issue in this claim and particularly as it was affected by Iraqi law.
Held: The effective period of CPA 17 ended on 31 December 2008. No claim had been brought relating to any alleged act or . .

Cited by:
Appeal from CAMinistry of Defence v Iraqi Civilians SC 12-May-2016
Iraqi citizens claimed to have suffered unlawful detention and/or physical maltreatment from British armed forces in Iraq between 2003 and 2009. The claims were brought in tort in England against the Ministry of Defence, but the torts were governed . .

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International, Limitation

Updated: 08 January 2022; Ref: scu.556790