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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2001


Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2001 Chapter 43

CHAPTER 43

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS ACT

(Assented to December 13, 2001)

Analysis

1. S.8 Amdt.
No limitation period

2. RSNL1990 cF-8 Amdt.

3. Commencement

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


SNL1995 cL-16.1
as amended

1. Section 8 of the Limitations Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following:

(4) Notwithstanding paragraph 5(h), paragraph 6(1)(f) or section 22, the Crown is not governed by a limitation period and may bring an action at any time

(a) to recover a fine or other penalty and to recover a fine or penalty imposed by a court or law; or

(b) to enforce an obligation arising from a statute.

RSNL1990 cF-8 Amdt.

2. Section 19 of the Financial Administration Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (6) the following:

(7) Nothing in subsection 8(4) of the Limitations Act affects the authority of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to remit a duty, tax, toll or fine payable to the Crown under this section.

Commencement

3. This Act is considered to have come into force on March 31, 1996.

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