541.05 VARIOUS CASES, SIX YEARS.
Subdivision 1. Six-year limitation.
Except where the Uniform Commercial Code otherwise
prescribes, the following actions shall be commenced within six years:
(1) upon a contract or other obligation, express or implied, as to which no other limitation is
(2) upon a liability created by statute, other than those arising upon a penalty or forfeiture or
where a shorter period is provided by section
(3) for a trespass upon real estate;
(4) for taking, detaining, or injuring personal property, including actions for the specific
(5) for criminal conversation, or for any other injury to the person or rights of another, not
arising on contract, and not hereinafter enumerated;
(6) for relief on the ground of fraud, in which case the cause of action shall not be deemed to
have accrued until the discovery by the aggrieved party of the facts constituting the fraud;
(7) to enforce a trust or compel a trustee to account, where the trustee has neglected to
discharge the trust, or claims to have fully performed it, or has repudiated the trust relation;
(8) against sureties upon the official bond of any public officer, whether of the state or of
any county, town, school district, or a municipality therein; in which case the limitation shall not
begin to run until the term of such officer for which the bond was given shall have expired;
(9) for damages caused by a dam, used for commercial purposes; or
(10) for assault, battery, false imprisonment, or other tort resulting in personal injury, if
the conduct that gives rise to the cause of action also constitutes domestic abuse as defined
Subd. 2. Strict liability.
Unless otherwise provided by law, any action based on the strict
liability of the defendant and arising from the manufacture, sale, use or consumption of a product
shall be commenced within four years.
History: (9191) RL s 4076; 1953 c 378 s 1; 1965 c 812 s 20; 1978 c 738 s 1; 1986 c 444;
2000 c 471 s 1