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Prescription Act, No. 68 of 1969

Long title


To consolidate and amend the laws relating to prescription.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
CHAPTER I. ACQUISITION OF OWNERSHIP BY PRESCRIPTION
1. Acquisition of ownership by prescription
2. Involuntary loss of possession
3. Completion of prescription postponed in certain circumstances.
4. Judicial interruption of prescription
5. Application of this Chapter to a prescription not completed at the commencement of this Act
CHAPTER II. ACQUISITION AND EXTINCTION OF SERVITUDES BY PRESCRIPTION
6. Acquisition of servitudes by prescription
7. Extinction of servitudes by prescription
8. Application of certain provisions of Chapter I to the acquisition and extinction of servitudes by prescription
9. This Chapter not applicable to public servitudes
CHAPTER III. PRESCRIPTION OF DEBTS
10. Extinction of debts by prescription
11. Periods of prescription of debts
12. When prescription begins to run
13. Completion of prescription delayed in certain circumstances
14. Interruption of prescription by acknowledgement of liability
15. Judicial interruption of prescription
16. Application of this Chapter
CHAPTER IV. GENERAL
17. Prescription to be raised in pleadings
18. Laws prohibiting acquisition of land or any right in land by prescription not affected by this Act
19. This Act binds the State
20. This Act not applicable where Black law applies
21. ...
22. Repeal of laws
23. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED [s22]

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