N.Y. Civil Practice Law & Rules Section 218
Transitional provisions


(a)

Actions barred at effective date. Nothing in this article shall authorize any action to be commenced which is barred when this article becomes effective, except insofar as the right to commence the action may be revived by an acknowledgment or payment.

(b)

Cause of action accrued and not barred at effective date. Where a cause of action accrued before, and is not barred when this article becomes effective, the time within which an action must be commenced shall be the time which would have been applicable apart from the provisions of this article, or the time which would have been applicable if the provisions of this article had been in effect when the cause of action accrued, whichever is longer.

Source: Section 218 — Transitional provisions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CVP/218 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Application of article
202
Cause of action accruing without the state
203
Method of computing periods of limitation generally
204
Stay of commencement of action
205
Termination of action
205‑A
Termination of certain actions related to real property
206
Computing periods of limitation in particular actions
207
Defendant’s absence from state or residence under false name
208
Infancy, insanity
209
War
210
Death of claimant or person liable
211
Actions to be commenced within twenty years
212
Actions to be commenced within ten or fifteen years
213
Actions to be commenced within six years: where not otherwise provided for
213‑A
Residential rent overcharge
213‑B
Action by a victim of a criminal offense
213‑C
Action by victim of conduct constituting certain sexual offenses
213‑D
Actions to be commenced within three years
214
Actions to be commenced within three years: for non-payment of money collected on execution
214‑A
Action for medical, dental or podiatric malpractice to be commenced within two years and six months
214‑B
Action to recover damages for personal injury caused by contact with or exposure to phenoxy herbicides
214‑C
Certain actions to be commenced within three years of discovery
214‑D
Limitations on certain actions against licensed engineers and architects
214‑E
Action to recover damages for personal injury caused by the infusion of such blood products which result in the contraction of the human ...
214‑F
Action to recover damages for personal injury caused by contact with or exposure to any substance or combination of substances found with...
214‑G
Certain child sexual abuse cases
214‑H
Certain actions by public water suppliers to recover damages for injury to property
214‑I
Certain actions arising out of consumer credit transactions to be commenced within three years
214‑I*2
Action to recover damages for personal injury caused by contact with or exposure to toxic burn pits
214‑J
Certain sexual offense actions
215
Actions to be commenced within one year: against sheriff, coroner or constable
216
Abbreviation of period to one year after notice
217
Proceeding against body or officer
217‑A
Actions to be commenced within one year and ninety days
218
Transitional provisions

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 218’s source at nysenate​.gov

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