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§ 5527. Six year limitation

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial ProcedureEffective: September 1, 2006

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Actions, Proceedings and Other Matters Generally
Chapter 55. Limitation of Time (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter B. Civil Actions and Proceedings (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 1, 2006
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5527
§ 5527. Six year limitation
(a) Eminent domain.--
(1)(i) If a condemnor has filed a declaration of taking, a petition for the appointment of viewers for the assessment of damages under 26 Pa.C.S. (relating to eminent domain) must be filed within six years from the date on which the condemnor first made payment in accordance with 26 Pa.C.S. § 307(a) or (b) (relating to possession, right of entry and payment of compensation).
(ii) If payment is not required to be made under 26 Pa.C.S. § 307(a) to obtain possession, a petition for the appointment of viewers must be filed within six years of the filing of the declaration of taking.
(2) If the condemnor has not filed a declaration of taking, a petition for the appointment of viewers for the assessment of damages under 26 Pa.C.S. must be filed within six years from the date on which the asserted taking, injury or destruction of the property occurred or could reasonably have been discovered by the condemnee.
(b) Other civil action or proceeding.--Any civil action or proceeding which is neither subject to another limitation specified in this subchapter nor excluded from the application of a period of limitation by section 5531 (relating to no limitation) must be commenced within six years.

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1976, July 9, P.L. 586, No. 142, § 2, effective June 27, 1978. Amended 1980, Dec. 5, P.L. 1104, No. 189, § 5, imd. effective; 1982, Dec. 20, P.L. 1409, No. 326, art. II, § 201, effective in 60 days; 2006, May 4, P.L. 112, No. 34, § 3, effective in 120 days [Sept. 1, 2006].
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5527, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5527
Current through 2021 Regular Session Act 90. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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