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PRESCRIPTION TERMS CIVIL CLAIMS IN ITALY

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Prescription terms for civil & commercial claims in Italy


The articles from 2946 to 2962 of Italian civil code set the prescription terms for starting a civil or commercial litigation:


- 10 years, is the general term for a plaintiff to start a claim


- 1 year, is the term for starting claim: 

  • for recovering of broker’s commission
  • for recovering of damages caused by collision of ships, insurance on shipping, breach of chartering contract
  • against carriers (for shipment done in Europe), against forwarder

- 18 months, is the term for starting claim against carriers (for shipment done out of Europe)


- 2 years, is the term for starting claim for recovering damages caused by driving of vehicles


- 3 years, is the term for claims to be started by: notaries, professionals, employees and teachers for salary exceeding one month


- 5 years, is the term  for: recovering of damages, rent or interest due, incomes for life, annuities; actions on partnership agreements, allowances due by termination of employment.



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