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Limitation Act, 1963

 

Preamble

   
  PART I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title, extent and commencement

2.

Definitions

   
  PART II: LIMITATION OF SUITS, APPEALS AND APPLICATIONS
3.

Bar of limitation

4.

Expiry of prescribed period when court is closed

5.

Extension of prescribed period in certain cases

6.

Legal disability

7.

Disability of one of several persons

8.

Special exceptions

9.

Continuous running of time

10.

Suits against trustees and their representatives

11.

Suits on contracts entered into outside the territories to which the Act extends

   
  PART III: COMPUTATION OF PERIOD OF LIMITATION
12.

Exclusion of time in legal proceedings

13.

Exclusion of time in cases where leave to sue or appeal as a pauper is applied for

14.

Exclusion of time of proceeding bona fide in court without jurisdiction

15.

Exclusion of time in certain other cases

16.

Effect of death on or before the accrual of the right to sue

17.

Effect of fraud or mistake

18.

Effect of acknowledgment in writing

19.

Effect of payment on account of debt or of interest on legacy

20.

Effect of acknowledgment or payment by another person

21.

Effect of substituting or adding new plaintiff or defendant

22.

Continuing breaches and torts

23.

Suits for compensation for acts not actionable without special damage

24.

Computation of time mentioned in instruments

   
  PART IV: ACQUISITION OF OWNERSHIP BY POSSESSION
25.

Acquisition of easement by prescription

26.

Exclusion in favour of reversioner of servient tenement

27.

Extinguishment of right to property

   
  PART V: MISCELLANEOUS
28.

Amendment of certain Acts

29.

Savings

 

Limitation Act, 1963

 

 

 

 

 

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