CHAPTER 55. ACTIONS, SUITS AND ARBITRATION;
ARTICLE 2A. LIMITATION ON FOREIGN CLAIMS.
§55-2A-1. "Claim" defined.
As used in this article, "claim" means any right of action
which may be asserted in a civil action or proceeding and includes,
but is not limited to, a right of action created by statute.
§55-2A-2. Period of limitation.
The period of limitation applicable to a claim accruing
outside of this state shall be either that prescribed by the law of
the place where the claim accrued or by the law of this state,
whichever bars the claim.
The periods of limitation prescribed in this article apply
only to a claim upon which action is commenced more than one year
after the effective date of this article.
This article shall be so construed as to effectuate its
general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which enact
This article may be cited as the "Uniform Statute of
Limitations on Foreign Claims Act."
All laws and parts of laws inconsistent herewith are hereby
repealed one year after the effective date of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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