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CHAPTER 55. ACTIONS, SUITS AND ARBITRATION; JUDICIAL SALE.

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.

§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.

§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.

§55-2A-5. Citation.

This article may be cited as the "Uniform Statute of Limitations on Foreign Claims Act."

§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All laws and parts of laws inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed one year after the effective date of this article.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 2017 Regular Session
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