CIVIL PRACTICE – SUSPENSION OF PRESCRIPTION BY COVID – 19 REGULATIONS
The Plaintiff launched a claim for payment of N$3 850 000.00 for injuries suffered resulting from the alleged failure by the defendant’s medical staff to execute their duties professionally and reasonably as can be expected from trained and qualified medical professionals. Defendant opposed the claim and raised a special plea of prescription.
It was specifically pleaded that the Covid – 19 Regulation - Suspension of Operation of Provisions of Certain Laws and Ancillary Matters Regulations’ under Proclamation 16 of 2020 suspended the Prescription Act period from 14:00 . . .