SEC. 15-1-3. Completion of limitation extinguishes right.
The completion of the period of limitation prescribed to bar any action, shall defeat and extinguish the right as well as the remedy. However, the former legal obligation shall be a sufficient consideration to uphold a new promise based thereon.
SOURCES: Codes, 1880, Sec. 2685; 1892, Sec. 2755; 1906, Sec. 3115; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 2479; 1930, Sec. 2313; 1942, Sec. 743.