Section 30: Provision for suits, etc., for which the prescribed period is shorter than the period prescribed by the Indian Limitation Act, 1908

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The Limitation Act, 1963

Part-V
Miscellaneous

Section 30: Provision for suits, etc., for which the prescribed period is shorter than the period prescribed by the Indian Limitation Act, 1908.

30. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act,—

(a) any suit for which the period of limitation is shorter than the period of limitation prescribed by the Indian Limitation Act, 1908 (9 of 1908), may be instituted within a period of 1[seven years] next after the commencement of this Act or within the period prescribed for such suit by the Indian Limitation Act, 1908 (9 of 1908), whichever period expires earlier :

[Provided that if in respect of any such suit, the said period of seven years expires earlier than the period of limitation prescribed therefor under the Indian Limitation Act, 1908 (9 of 1908), and the said period of seven years together with so much of the period of limitation in respect of such suit under the Indian Limitation Act, 1908 (9 of 1908), as has already expired before the commencement of this Act is shorter than the period pre­scribed for such suit under this Act, then, the suit may be instituted within the period of limitation prescribed therefor under this Act;]

(b) any appeal or application for which the period of limitation is shorter than the period of limitation prescribed by the Indian Limitation Act, 1908 (9 of 1908), may be preferred or made within a period of ninety days next after the commencement of this Act or within the period prescribed for such appeal or application by the Indian Limitation Act, 1908 (9 of 1908), whichever period expires earlier.


Amendments

1. Subs. by Act 10 of 1969, s. 2, for “five years” (w.e.f. 26-3-1969).
2. Ins. by s. 2, ibid. (w.e.f. 26-3-1969).

 

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