Any claim founded on a building contract must be brought within six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued1, unless the contract is made by deed, in which case the period is 12 years from the date on which the cause of action arose2. The period of limitation does not begin to run if the right of action is based upon the fraud of or is deliberately concealed by the defendant3. In such cases the date from which any period of limitation is calculated is the date on which the claimant
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