2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 50 - STATE GOVERNMENT
CHAPTER 21 - WAIVER OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY AS TO ACTIONS EX CONTRACTU; STATE TORT CLAIMS
ARTICLE 2 - STATE TORT CLAIMS
§ 50-21-27 - Retroactive operation; limitations of actions; applicability of other related statutes

O.C.G.A. 50-21-27 (2010)
50-21-27. Retroactive operation; limitations of actions; applicability of other related statutes


(a) It is the specific intent of the General Assembly that this article shall operate retroactively so as to apply to tort claims or causes of action which accrued on or after January 1, 1991. A tort claim or cause of action shall be deemed to have accrued on the date the loss was or should have been discovered. This article shall not apply to tort claims or causes of action which accrued prior to January 1, 1991.

(b) For tort claims and causes of action which accrued between January 1, 1991, and July 1, 1992, any tort action brought pursuant to this article is forever barred unless it is commenced within two years after July 1, 1992.

(c) For tort claims and causes of action which accrue on or after July 1, 1992, any tort action brought pursuant to this article is forever barred unless it is commenced within two years after the date the loss was or should have been discovered.

(d) Statutes of ultimate repose and abrogation, as provided for elsewhere in this Code, shall apply to claims and actions brought pursuant to this article.

(e) All provisions relating to the tolling of limitations of actions, as provided elsewhere in this Code, shall apply to causes of action brought pursuant to this article.

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