Article 199. Application of limitation.

1. The requirement to protect the violated right shall be considered by the court regardless of the expiration of the limitation period. 2. The limitation of actions shall be applied by the court only upon the application of the party to the dispute made before the court rendered the decision. The expiration of the limitation period, the application of which is declared by the party to the dispute, is the basis for the court to make a decision to dismiss the lawsuit.

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References to other articles of chapter 12. Limitation of actions:
Article 195. The concept of limitation.
Article 196. General limitation period.
Article 197. Special limitation periods.
Article 198. Invalidity of the agreement on the change of the limitation period.
Article 200. Beginning of the period of limitation.
Article 201. The limitation period for a change of persons in the obligation.
Article 202. Suspension of the limitation period.
Article 203. Interruption of the limitation period.
Article 204. The limitation period in the case of abandonment of the claim.
Article 205. Restoring the limitation period.
Article 206. Fulfillment of duty after the expiration of the limitation period.
Article 207. Application of limitation to additional requirements.
Article 208. Requirements for which the statute of limitations does not apply.