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11 Delay in Suit

Enforcement of Maritime Claims


Delay in Suit

11.1 The period within which an action must be brought or steps in an action taken may be imposed by statute, by the Civil Procedure Rules or by contract.1 It may have varying consequences dependent on the terms of the provision. It may destroy the foundation of any claim, ban the bringing of a claim, provide a discretion in a court to prevent suit, affect the plaintiff’s task in establishing the claim or simply affect costs.

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