2021 order extending limitation during COVID also applies to delay period condonable by courts: Supreme Court

In the Sagufa Ahmed case, the Court had held that only limitation period was extended and not the time up to which delay could be condoned. However, a later 2021 suo motu order nullified the Sagufa ruling, the Court said
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court recently clarified that a 2021 suo motu order passed by it during the COVID-19 pandemic not only extended the period of limitation for filing cases, replies, etc. but was also applicable to the delay condonable by courts in such matters [Aditya Khaitan and ors vs IL and FS Financial Services Limited].

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