Addition of parties is not same as substitution
Court of Appeal
“An order would be made substituting a party to an action after the expiry of the limitation period on the ground that there had been a mistake in relation to the name of a party only if the person who had made the mistake was the person responsible for the issue of the claim form and, had the mistake not been made, the new party would have been named in the pleading.”
The Times, 18th July 2007
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