A statute prescribing a period of limitation for the bringing of certain kinds of legal action.
More example sentences
- As far as I can see the American doctors aren't as brazen as their Australian cousins in calling for a statute of limitations on tort claims.
- Shouldn't there be a statute of limitations on intellectual property when something becomes entrenched in culture?
- The defense held that even if there was proof of genocide, to charge the defendants now violated the statute of limitations.
Definition of statute of limitations in:
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