2009 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 37 - Limitation of Actions; Abatement and Revivor.
Article 1 - Limitations of Actions
Section 37-1-24 - Suits, etc., against cities, towns and villages or officers thereof.
37-1-24. [Suits, etc., against cities, towns and villages or officers thereof.]
No suit, action or proceeding at law or equity, for the recovery of judgment upon, or the enforcement or collection of any sum of money claimed due from any city, town or village in this state, or from any officer as such of any such city, town or village in this state, arising out of or founded upon any ordinance, trust relation or contract written or unwritten, or any appropriation of or conversion of any real or personal property, shall be commenced except within three years next after the date of the act of omission or commission giving rise to the cause of action, suit or proceeding; and no suit, action or proceeding to recover damages for personal injury or death resulting from the negligence of any city, town or village, or any officer thereof, shall be commenced except within one year next after the date of such injury. All such suits, proceedings or actions not so commenced shall be forever barred, provided, however, that as to all such actions heretofore accrued, suit to recover thereon may be instituted at any time on or before December 31, 1941, but not otherwise.
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