Limitations of Actions and Suits

ORS 12.410
Definitions for ORS 12.410 to 12.480

As used in ORS 12.410 (Definitions for ORS 12.410 to 12.480) to 12.480 (Short title):


“Claim” means a right of action that may be asserted in a civil action or proceeding and includes a right of action created by statute.


“State” means a state, commonwealth, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a foreign country or a political subdivision of any of them. [1987 c.536 §1]
Note: 12.410 (Definitions for ORS 12.410 to 12.480) to 12.480 (Short title) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 12 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
§§ 12.410 to 12.480

Law Review Citations

71 OLR 319 (1992)

Chapter 12

Notes of Decisions

An action for personal injuries caused by breach of implied warranty is clearly one for which "different limitation is prescribed by statute" under ORS 12.010 and thus is not governed by provisions of this chapter. Redfield v. Mead, Johnson & Co., 266 Or 273, 512 P2d 776 (1973)


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