1992 Legislative Session: 1st Session, 35th Parliament

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Certified correct as passed Third Reading on the 18th day of June, 1992
Ian D. Izard, Law Clerk.


BILL 38 -- 1992

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

1 Section 3 of the Limitation Act, R.S.B.C. 1979, c. 236, is amended

(a) by repealing subsection (1) (a) and substituting the following:

(a) subject to subsection (3) (k), for damages in respect of injury to person or property, including economic loss arising from the injury, whether based on contract, tort or statutory duty; , and

(b) in subsection (3) by adding the following paragraph:

(k) in tort or for negligence

(i) where the cause of action is based on misconduct of a sexual nature,

(ii) where the misconduct occurred while the person was a minor, and

(iii) whether or not the person's right to bring the action was at any time governed by a limitation period.


2 This Act comes into force by regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

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