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What is a limitation period?

If you have a legal claim that can go to a court or a tribunal, the claim usually has to be started within a set period of time. After this time runs out, a court or tribunal must refuse your claim, no matter how strong your case would have been.

The time limit is called a “limitation period.” It’s like a countdown. Under the Limitation Act, the limitation period is usually 2 years.

The limitation period doesn’t stop while you’re using the Solution Explorer. It only stops once you make a claim and pay the application fee.

Can the CRT help me with a limitation period?

If you’re not sure about the limitation period for your issue, you may want to get legal advice.

The CRT can’t give legal advice, or calculate your limitation period for you.