Benefit of Extension of Limitation will not Extend to Delayed Filings Made Prior to Lockdown

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown extension of limitation order passed on March 23, 2020, by the SC, the SC has clarified that this order would only benefit cases where the ‘time period’ prescribed under the Limitation Act has not expired and will not apply to cases where time period had expired prior to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.

Published In:Inter Alia - Quarterly Edition - September 2020 [ English
Date: September 30, 2020