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Chapter 55  |  Article 55 - 2A  |  Section 6
WVC 55- CHAPTER 55. ACTIONS, SUITS AND ARBITRATION;
JUDICIAL SALE.

WVC -2A- ARTICLE 2A. LIMITATION ON FOREIGN CLAIMS.

WVC 55-2A-1 §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.

WVC 55-2A-2 §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.

WVC 55-2A-3 §55-2A-3. Applicability.
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.

WVC 55-2A-4 §55-2A-4. Construction.
This article shall be so construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which enact it.

WVC 55-2A-5 §55-2A-5. Citation.
This article may be cited as the "Uniform Statute of Limitations on Foreign Claims Act."

WVC 55-2A-6 §55-2A-6. Repeal.
All laws and parts of laws inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed one year after the effective date of this article.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 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§55 - 7 B- 6 D - (Repealed Code)
SENATE BILL - 586
PASSED - Regular Session

SB586 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Removing unconstitutional language regarding jurors and verdicts in certain civil litigation
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
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