ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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PREAMBLE

PRELIMINARY

SECTIONS
1. Short title, extent and commencement.

PART I
ARBITRATION
CHAPTER I

SECTIONS
1. Short title, extent and commencement.
2. Definitions.

PART II
LIMITATION OF SUITS, APPEALS AND APPLICATIONS

3. Bar of limitation.
4. Expiry of prescribed period when court is closed.
5. Extension of prescribed period in certain cases.
6. Legal disability.
7. Disability of one of several persons.
8. Special exceptions.
9. Continuous running of time.
10. Suits against trustees and their representatives.
11. Suits on contracts entered into outside the territories to which the Act extends.

PART III
COMPUTATION OF PERIOD OF LIMITATION

12. Exclusion of time in legal proceedings.
13. Exclusion of time in cases where leave to sue or appeal as a pauper is applied for.
14. Exclusion of time of proceeding bonafide in court without jurisdiction.
15. Exclusion of time in certain other cases.
16. Effect of death on or before the accrual of the right to sue.
17. Effect of fraud or mistake.
18. Effect of acknowledgment in writing.
19. Effect of payment on account of debt or of interest on legacy.
20. Effect of acknowledgment or payment by another person.
21. Effect of substituting or adding new plaintiff or defendant.
22. Continuing breaches and torts.
23. Suits for compensation for acts not actionable without special damage.
24. Computation of time mentioned in instruments.

PART IV
ACQUISITION OF OWNERSHIP BY POSSESSION

25. Acquisition of easements by prescription.
26. Exclusion in favour of reversioner of servient tenement.
27. Extinguishment of right to property.
28. Amendment of certain Acts
29. Savings –
30. Provision for suits, etc., for which the prescribed period is shorter than the period prescribed by the Indian Limitation Act,1908 –
31. Provision as to barred or pending suits, etc. –
32. Repeal –

 

Schedule Period of Limitations
Division I Suits
Part I Suits relating to Accounts
Part II Suits relating to Contracts
Part III Suits relating to Declarations
Part IV Suits relating to decrees and instruments
Part V Suits relating to Immovable Property
Part VI Suits relating to movable property
Part VII Suits relating to torts
Part VIII Suits relating to trust and trust property
Part IX Suits relating to miscellaneous maters
Part X Suits for which there is no prescribed period
Division II Appeals
Division III Applications
Part I Applications in specified cases
Part II Other applications

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