The interruption of the limitation period consisting in an act of the creditor (debt collection, plea of defences, filing of a petition in bankruptcy, summons before a judge of the peace) or of the debtor (payment of interest, recognition, security) and renders ineffective the commenced but not yet completed limitation period, so that it begins anew.
German: Unterbrechung der Verjährung (809)
Source: LK-Lötscher, 11.05.2020
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