45. Loss of remedies by lapse of time.

By statute a claim of tort may not normally be brought more than six years after the cause of action accrued1, and a claim for an account may not be brought after the expiration of any statutory time limit applicable to the claim which is the basis of the duty to account2. In a claim of tort in respect of the wrongful working of minerals, time normally runs from the date of the working3. The onus is on the defendant to show what portion of minerals found to have been abstracted was taken before the commencement of the six-year

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