- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 34. Property
- Chapter 8. Common Interest Ownership
- Section 660. Statute of Limitations For Warranties.
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AS 34.08.660. Statute of Limitations For Warranties.
- (a) A judicial proceeding for breach of an obligation arising under AS 34.08.630 or 34.08.640 must be commenced within six years after the
cause of action accrues, but the parties may agree to reduce the period of limitation to not less than two years. If
the unit may be occupied for residential use, an agreement to reduce the period of limitation must be evidenced by a
separate instrument executed by the purchaser.
- (b) Subject to (c) of this section, a cause of action for breach of warranty of quality, regardless of the purchaser's
lack of knowledge of the breach, accrues
- (1) as to a unit, at the time the purchaser to whom the warranty is first made enters into possession if a possessory
interest was conveyed or at the time of acceptance of the instrument of conveyance if a nonpossessory interest was
- (2) as to each common element, at the time the common element is completed or, if later, as to
- (A) a common element that may be added to the common interest community or a portion of the common interest community, at
the time the first unit is conveyed to a bona fide purchaser; or
- (B) a common element within any other portion of the common interest community, at the time the first unit is conveyed to
a bona fide purchaser.
- (c) If a warranty of quality explicitly extends to future performance or duration of an improvement or component of the
common interest community, the cause of action accrues at the time the breach is discovered or at the end of the
warranty period, whichever is earlier.
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