HC Deb 16 March 1945 vol 409 c535

In the application of this Act to Northern Ireland, the expression "statute of limitation" means any enactment (whether of the Irish Parliament or of the Parliament of the United Kingdom or of the Parliament of Northern Ireland) in force in Northern Ireland at the date of the passing of this Act under which a period is prescribed as the period within which any action to which such enactment relates is required to be brought, but does not include any enactment prescribing a period within which any criminal proceedings, or any proceedings to recover any penalty imposed as a punishment for a criminal offence, or any proceedings before a court of summary jurisdiction must be brought.—[The Attorney-General.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.

Bill reported, with Amendments; as amended, considered (King's Consent signified); read the Third time, and passed, with Amendments.