Section 1: Short title, extent and commencement of Limitation Act 1963

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Limitation Act, 1963
[36 of 1963]
[5th October, 1963]

An Act to consolidate and amend the law for the limitation of suits and other proceedings and for purposes connected therewith.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fourteenth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

Part-I
Preliminary

Section 1: Short title, extent and commencement.

1. (1) This Act may be called the Limitation Act, 1963.

(2) It extends to the whole of India1[***].

(3) It shall come into force on such date2 as the Central Government may, by notification in  the Official Gazette, appoint.


Notifications & Circulars

2. 1st January, 1964, vide notification No. S.O. 3118, dated 29th October, 1963, see Gazette of India, Part II, sec. 3 (ii).  Amended in West Bengal by W.B. Act 18 of 1977.
1st September, 1984, vide notification No. S.O. 647(C), in respect of the State of Sikkim dated 24th August, 1984, see Gazette of India, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Amendments

1. The words “except the State of Jammu and Kashmir” omitted by Act 34 of 2019, s. 95 and the Fifth Schedule (w.e.f. 31-10-2019)

 

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