Statute barred

Statute barred,

Definition of Statute barred:

  1. (especially of a debt claim) no longer legally enforceable owing to a prescribed period of limitation having lapsed.

  2. Action, agreement, claim, obligation, or right that can no longer be the subject of a legal action because the time limit imposed by the limitations act (see statute of limitations) has been exceeded. See also laches.

How to use Statute barred in a sentence?

  1. The defendants counsel intends to bring a Rule 21 motion for a determination that the plaintiffs claim is statute-barred.

Meaning of Statute barred & Statute barred Definition