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Chapter 55     Entire Code


ARTICLE 1. STATUTE OF FRAUDS.

ARTICLE 2. LIMITATION OF ACTIONS AND SUITS.

ARTICLE 3. UNLAWFUL ENTRY OR DETAINER.

ARTICLE 3A. REMEDIES FOR WRONGFUL OCCUPATION OF RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY.

ARTICLE 3B. REMEDIES FOR WRONGFUL OCCUPATION OF FACTORY-BUILT HOME SITE.

ARTICLE 4. EJECTMENT.

ARTICLE 5. ALLOWANCE FOR IMPROVEMENTS.

ARTICLE 6. RECOVERY OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.

ARTICLE 7. ACTIONS FOR INJURIES.

ARTICLE 7A. LIABILITY OF PARENTS.

ARTICLE 7B. MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY.

ARTICLE 7C. IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR QUALIFIED DIRECTORS OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENTAL AND NONPROFIT ENTITIES.

ARTICLE 7D. GOOD SAMARITAN FOOD DONATION ACT.

ARTICLE 7E. DUTY TO MITIGATE DAMAGES IN EMPLOYMENT CLAIMS.

ARTICLE 7F. ASBESTOS BANKRUPTCY TRUST CLAIMS TRANSPARENCY ACT.

ARTICLE 7G. ASBESTOS AND SILICA CLAIMS PRIORITIES ACT.

ARTICLE 7H. IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE PLANS AND PERSONNEL ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCHOOLS.

ARTICLE 7I. SUCCESSOR ASBESTOS-RELATED LIABILITY.

ARTICLE 7J. FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF AN ELDERLY PERSON, PROTECTED PERSON OR INCAPACITATED ADULT.

ARTICLE 7K. IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FACILITIES AND RESIDENTIAL RECOVERY FACILITIES.

ARTICLE 8. ACTIONS ON CONTRACTS.

ARTICLE 9. GAMING CONTRACTS.

ARTICLE 10. ARBITRATION.

ARTICLE 11. LIS PENDENS.

ARTICLE 12. JUDICIAL SALES.

ARTICLE 12A. LEASE AND CONVEYANCE OF MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY MISSING OR UNKNOWN OWNERS OR ABANDONING OWNERS.

ARTICLE 13. UNIFORM DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS ACT.

ARTICLE 14. UNIFORM ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS ACT.

ARTICLE 15. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION COMMISSION.

ARTICLE 16. CIVIL REMEDY FOR WORTHLESS CHECK.

ARTICLE 17. PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN ACTIONS AGAINST THE STATE.

ARTICLE 18. LIMITATIONS OF ACTIONS REGARDING FIREARMS MANUFACTURE AND 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.

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