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Public consultations on limitation periods for compensation claims of cross-border road traffic accidents in the European Union

 

The consultation seeks opinions on possible measures that could address difficulties that victims of road traffic accidents, which happened in other Member State's than in that of their domicile, may face in obtaining compensation due to differences in limitation periods for the damages claims between Member States. Moreover, also the assessment of a scale of a problem is sought.

This action is a part of the multidimensional policy of the EU towards victims that the Commission is developing following the lines of the Link opens in new windowCommunication of the Commission "Strengthening victims' rights in the EU", adopted on 18 May 2011.

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