n Without Prejudice - Statutory prescription periods : contract law

Volume 8, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



The Constitutional Court last April held that a clause in a contract between private persons, which shortens the three-year statutory prescription period within which to institute civil action, is valid and enforceable ( 2007 (5) SA 323 CC). In arriving at its decision, the Court established as a threshold an approach to constitutional challenges to contractual terms ( June 2007 p21)

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