COVID-19: Limitation extension applies even to period for which delay can be condoned: Supreme Court upholds Madras HC ruling

The top court’s suo motu order of March 2020 extending limitation period to file cases will apply not only to the ‘period of limitation’ but also to ‘period upto which delay can be condoned under a given statute'.
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Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has upheld a Madras High Court order which ruled that the top court’s suo motu order of March 2020 extending limitation period to file cases will apply not only to the ‘period of limitation’ but also to ‘period upto which delay can be condoned in exercise of discretion conferred by the statute’ [Centaur Pharmaceuticals v. La Renon Healthcare and Stanford Laboratories].

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