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When does the cause of action accrue in a building case ?
A claim for an unpaid sum under a building contract was statute barred as the cause of action accrued at the date of completion of the works, which had been more than six years before the claim was brought. That conclusion was not affected by the fact that the contract provided that recovery procedures would not be commenced until after the expiry of an agreed credit term.
Richard Selwyn Sharpe appeared for the Defendant employer who succeeded in striking out the builder's claim on the grounds it was statute barred
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