42 Pa. Stat. and Cons. Stat. § 5101

Updated June 14, 2018
§ 5101. Remedy to Exist for Legal Injury

Every person for a legal injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation shall have remedy by due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial or delay.

Credits 1976, July 9, P.L. 586, No. 142, § 2, effective June 27, 1978. Amended 1978, Sept. 28, P.L. 788, No. 152, § 2, imd. effective; 1980, Oct. 5, P.L. 693, No. 142, § 221(f), effective in 60 days. BAR ASSOCIATION COMMENT Source Note: Derived from Constitution, Art. I, § 11. HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES Act 1980-142 legislation The 1980 amendment deleted former subsec. (b) which read: “No waiver of sovereign immunity.--The provisions of subsection (a) shall not be construed as a waiver by the Commonwealth of immunity to suit except for actions pursuant to section 5110 (relating to limited waiver of sovereign immunity).” See 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8521 et seq. 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5101, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5101 Current through 2018 Regular Session Act 16


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