Defence struck off

2020 SCeJournal 2128 (NCDRC)



Consumer Protection Act, 2019, Section  Section 38(2)(a) - Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 13(1)(a) - Limitation for filing Written statement  - Supreme Court in the case of Suo Motu Writ Petition (Civil) No (s) 3 of 2020 – Cognizance for Extension of Limitation, vide Order dated 23.03.2020, had extended the period of limitation in all such proceedings irrespective of the limitation prescribed under the General Law or Special Law w.e.f. 15.03.2020 till further orders – NCDRC  in compliance vide its Office Order dated 24.03.2020, had extended the period of limitation w.e.f. 15.03.2020 till further orders -  As the Hon’ble Supreme Court, vide its Order, dated 23.03.2020 and this Commission vide Office Orders dated 24.03.2020 and 23.04.2020 had extended the period of limitation for filing the Complaints / Appeals / Revision Petitions as also the Written Version / Written Statement / Reply to be filed by the Opposite Party, with effect from 15.03.2020 till further orders, the right of the Respondent/Applicant to file the Written Version which had been closed, is in the teeth of the Orders passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court and the Office Orders issued by this Commission – Order wherein the right to file Written Version of the Review Petitioner had been closed – Recalled. #2020 SCeJournal 2128 (NCDRC)


Orders passed in Suo Motu Writ Petition (Civil) No.3 of 2020  reported at :

Order dated 23.03.2020 (#2020 SCeJ 944, (2020-3)199 PLR 110 (SC))

Order dated 06.05.2020 (#2020 SCeJ 945, (2020-3)199 PLR 110 (SC))

Order dated 10.07.2020 (#2020 SCeJ 1702,  (2020-4)200 PLR 102 (SC))

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