| Commentary

150 Limitation of actions

| Commentary

150 Limitation of actions

Subject to any contractual provision which substitutes a longer or shorter period of limitation1, an action for breach of a construction contract must be brought within six years of the date on which the cause of action accrued in the case of a simple contract2, or within twelve years of that date in the case of a contract executed as a deed3. A cause of action normally accrues on the date of the relevant breach of contract, such as the employer’s failure to pay money due or the contractor’s failure to complete the works by the

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