Schedule of Limitation Periods

The Schedule of Limitation Periods in Civil Matters in New South Wales is prepared as a guide for legal practitioners on the limitation periods which apply to causes of action instituted in New South Wales.

The Schedule does not include every possible cause of action, nor every limitation period, nor does it comprehensively describe the limitation periods.

It is not intended to provide particular legal advice to readers or to be used by legal practitioners in substitution for their own research and inquiries.

You should seek professional advice or conduct your own research to determine the accuracy and application of the information in this Schedule to any given facts.

The Schedule is distributed to insured law practices with a NSW exposure. It has been reviewed most recently in October 2017 .

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