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Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5 -  Constitution of India, Art. 141, 142 – Covid19 – Lockdown – Extention of limitation – Taking Suo Motu notice of the difficulties that may be faced by  litigants across the country in filing their petitions / applications / suits /  appeals / all  other  proceedings  within the period of limitation prescribed under the general law of  limitation or under Special Laws (both Central and/or State) - To obviate such difficulties and to ensure that lawyers/litigants do not have to come physically to file such proceedings in respective Courts/Tribunals across the country including this Court, it is hereby ordered that a period of limitation in all such proceedings, irrespective of the limitation prescribed under the general law or Special Laws whether condonable or not shall stand extended w.e.f. 15th March 2020 till further order/s to be passed by this Court in present proceedings. #2020 SCeJ 944

Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5 -  Constitution of India, Art. 141, 142 – Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, Section 29A  - Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138  - Covid19 – Lockdown – Extention of limitation – All periods of limitation  prescribed  under  the  Arbitration  and  Conciliation  Act, 1996 and under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 shall  be  extended  with  effect  from  15.03.2020  till  further  orders  to be passed by this Court in the present proceedings - In  case  the  limitation  has  expired  after  15.03.2020  then  the period from  15.03.2020  till  the  date  on  which  the  lockdown  is lifted in the jurisdictional area where the dispute lies or where the  cause  of  action  arises  shall  be  extended  for  a  period  of  15 days after the lifting of lockdown. #2020 SCeJ 945

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