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Is there a limitation period for filing an application under Sec 8 Arbitration Act? Delhi HC says yes

Aditi Singh

The Delhi High Court has held that pursuant to the 2016 amendments, the limitation for filing of the written statement as prescribed in the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 as also the Commercial Courts Act, 2015 will be applicable at the time of filing an application under Section 8 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. (SSIPL Lifestyle vs Vama Apparels)

The Judgment was passed by a Single Judge Bench of Justice Prathiba M Singh in suits by Plaintiff, SSIPL Lifestyle Pvt Ltd against two Defendants, namely, Vama Apparels (India) Private Limited and Jaya Pramanand Patel for recovery of sums of Rs 2,17,31,781 and Rs 3,38,73,866, respectively.

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