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Section 5 of Limitation Act, 1963
Section 5 of the Limitation Act, 1963 deals with 'Extension of prescribed period in certain cases'.
From the Act
Any appeal or any application, other than an application under any of the provisions of Order XXI of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), may be admitted after the prescribed period if the appellant or the applicant satisfies the court that he had sufficient cause for not preferring the appeal or making the application within such period.
The fact that the appellant or the applicant was misled by any order, practice or judgment of the High Court in ascertaining or computing the prescribed period may be sufficient cause within the meaning of this section.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws
- Karma Kaur v Jalandhar Improvement Trust and Others, Civil Appeal Jurisdiction, Civil Appeal No 4915-4918 OF 2014, Supreme Court of India judgement dated April 28, 2014
- Kumar etc etc Vs Karnataka Industrial Coop Bank Ltd and Another, Criminal Appeal Jurisdiction, Criminal Appeal No. 2049-2066 of 2012, Supreme Court of India judgement dated December 14, 2012 - Case related to bank loan taken on fake goal loan and evidence related to it
- Gurcharan Singh Vs Surjit Singh and Another, I.A. Nos. 2 to 6 in Special Leave Petition (C) No. 7735 of 2010, Supreme Court of India order dated November 2, 2012