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Federal Courts Act

Version of section 39 from 2003-07-02 to 2022-08-08:


Marginal note:Prescription and limitation on proceedings

  •  (1) Except as expressly provided by any other Act, the laws relating to prescription and the limitation of actions in force in a province between subject and subject apply to any proceedings in the Federal Court of Appeal or the Federal Court in respect of any cause of action arising in that province.

  • Marginal note:Prescription and limitation on proceedings in the Court, not in province

    (2) A proceeding in the Federal Court of Appeal or the Federal Court in respect of a cause of action arising otherwise than in a province shall be taken within six years after the cause of action arose.

  • (3) [Repealed, 1990, c. 8, s. 10]

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-7, s. 39
  • 1990, c. 8, s. 10
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 38
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