Master the Law of Limitation, 1963 with Legal Bites: Notes, Case Laws and Study Material.

The Limitation Act of 1963 in India is a fundamental statute that outlines the time limits within which legal proceedings can be initiated. It applies to various civil cases and specifies the time limits for filing suits, appeals, and applications in court. The Act aims to ensure that legal disputes are resolved within a reasonable time frame, preventing the indefinite prolongation of litigation. The Limitation Act of 1963, enacted on October 5th, 1963, came into force on January 1st, 1964.

This course is divided into six modules to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the Law of Limitation. The study material's systematic approach covers the law's vast scope.

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Law of Limitation - Notes, Case Laws And Study Material
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Module I: Introduction to the Limitation Act, 1963

  1. Introduction to the Limitation Act, 1963: Object, History and Code at a Glance
  2. Download Bare Act: Limitation Act, 1963

Module II: Effect of Expiry of Limitation (Section 3)

  1. Effect of Expiry of Limitation (Section 3): Introduction, Dismissal and Important Cases
  2. Case Study: R.B. Policies At Lloyd’s v. Butler (1949) 2 All ER 226
  3. Case Study: Union of India v. West Coast Paper Mills Ltd. AIR 2004 SC 1596
  4. Case Study: Punjab National Bank v. Surendra Prasad Sinha, AIR 1992 SC 1815

Module III: Extension of Limitation (Section 5)

  1. Extension of Limitation (Section 5): Introduction, Doctrine of Sufficient Cause and Important Cases
  2. Case Study: Collector, Land Acquisition, Anantnag v. Katiji, AIR 1987 SC 1353
  3. Case Study: State of Nagaland v. Lipok AO (2005) 3 SCC 752

Module IV: Legal Disability (Section 6)

Legal Disability (Section 6): Introduction, Kinds of Legal Disabilities, Rules Relating to Legal Disability, Important Cases and Conclusion

Module V: Computation of Limitation (Sections 12, 17 to 19, 21)

  1. Exclusion of time (Section 12): Introduction, Exclusion of time in Legal Proceedings and Important Cases
  2. Case Study: The Commissioner of Sales Tax, U.P. v. M/s. Madan Lal Das & Sons, Bareilly, AIR 1977 SC 523
  3. Case Study: State of Uttar Pradesh v. Maharaj Narain, AIR 1968 SC 960
  4. Effect of Fraud or Mistake
  5. Acknowledgement
  6. Effect of Payment
  7. Substitution/ Addition of Parties (Section 21)
  8. Case Study: Mahabir Kishore v. State of M.P., AIR 1990 SC 313
  9. Case Study: Sampuran Singh v. Niranjan Kaur (Smt.) AIR 1999 SC 1047

Module VI: Acquisition of Ownership by Possession (Sections 25-27)

  1. Acquisition of Ownership by Possession (Sections 25-27): Introduction, Acquisition of easements by prescription, Exclusion in favour of reversioner of servient tenement, Extinguishment of right to property and Important Cases
  2. Case Study: Rajender Singh v. Santa Singh, AIR 1973 SC 2537
  3. Case Study: Ravinder Kaur Grewal & Ors v. Manjeet Kaur & Ors, Civil Appeal No. 7764/2014

Module VII: The Schedule – Period of Limitation

  1. Residual Limitation Provisions (Articles 113 & 137): Introduction, Any Suit for which no period of limitation is provided elsewhere, Limitation where no period is prescribed and Important Cases
  2. Case Study: State of Punjab v. Gurdev Singh (1991) 4 SCC 1
  3. Case Study: Ajaib Singh v. Sirhind Cooperative Marketing-cum-Processing Service Society Ltd., AIR 1999 SC 135

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