statute of repose

statute of re·​pose | \ -ri-ˈpōz \

Legal Definition of statute of repose

: a statute that bars a cause of action after a period of time running from a particular act (as the delivery of a product) or event even if the cause of action has not accrued (as upon discovery of a defect) the statute of repose began to run upon completion of the house even though the defect was not discovered for several years

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“Statute of repose.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/statute%20of%20repose. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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