Delay cannot be condoned as per Limitation Act if Special Act prescribes different limitation period: Kerala High Court

The Court found that Section 5 of the Limitation Act cannot be invoked to extend the maximum limitation period applicable under the Gratuity Act i.e. 60 + 60 days.
Justice Amit Rawal and Kerala High Court
Justice Amit Rawal and Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently touched upon the scope of application of the Limitation Act, 1963 in cases where a special Act expressly prescribes a different limitation period. [The Secretary, Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital v State of Kerala & Ors.]

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