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Federal Courts Act

Version of section 39 from 2002-12-31 to 2003-07-01:

Marginal note:Prescription and limitation on proceedings in the Court

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

  • Marginal note:Idem, not in province

    (2) A proceeding in the 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  • (3) [Repealed, 1990, c. 8, s. 10]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

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