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What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Contract? Part II of Limitation Act 1963

 
 

Limitation period for Suits relating to Contracts is defined under Part II of Limitation Act 1963. Provisions under part II are:

Part II of Limitation Act "Suits relating to Contracts"

 

 
 

DESCRIPTION OF SUIT

LIMITATION PERIOD

TIME FROM WHICH PERIOD BEGINS TO RUN

 

Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to accounts? Part I of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Contract? Part II of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Declarations? Part III of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Declaration? Part IV of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Immovable Property? Part V of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Movable Property? Part VI of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Torts? Part VII of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Trust and Trust Property? Part VIII of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Suits relating to Miscellaneous Matters? Part IX of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for which there is no prescribed period? Part X of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Appeals? Division II of Limitation Act 1963

What is Limitation period for Application in specified cases? Limitation Act 1963

 
For a seaman's wages Three Years The end of the voyage during which the wages are earned.

 

For wages in the case of any other person. Three Years When the wages accrue due.

 

For the price of food or drink sold by the keeper of a hotel, tavern or lodging house.

 

Three Years When the food or drink is delivered
For the price of lodging

 

Three Years When the price becomes payable
Against a carrier for compensation for non-delivery of or delay in delivering goods.

 

Three Years When the loss or injury occurs.
Against a carrier for compensation for losing or injuring goods.

 

Three Years When the goods ought to be delivered.
For the hire of animals, vehicles, boats or household furniture.

 

Three Years When the hire becomes payable.
For the balance of money advance in payment of goods to be delivered.

 

Three Years When the goods ought to be delivered.
For the balance of money advance in payment of goods to be delivered.

 

Three Years When the goods ought to be delivered.
For the price of goods sold and delivered when no fixed period of credit is agreed upon.

 

Three Years The date of delivery of the goods.
For the price of goods sold and delivered to be paid for after the expiry of a fixed period of credit.

 

Three Years When the period of credit expires.
For the price of goods sold and delivered to be paid for by a bill of exchange, no such bill being given.

 

Three Years When the period of the proposed bill elapses.
For the price of trees or growing crops sold by the plaintiff to the defendant where not fixed period of credit is agreed upon.

 

Three Years The date of the sale.
For the price of work done by the plaintiff for the defendant at his request, where no time has been fixed for payment.

 

Three Years When the work is done.
For money payable for money lent.

 

Three Years When the loan is made.
Like suit when the lender has given a cheque for the money.

 

Three Years When the cheque is paid.
For money lent under an agreement that it shall be payable on demand.

 

Three Years When the loan is made.
For money deposited under an agreement that it shall be payable on demanded, including money of a customer in the hands of his banker so payable.

 

Three Years When the demand is made.
For money payable by the defendant to he plaintiff for money received by the defendant, for the plaintiff's use.

 

Three Years When the money is paid.
For money payable to the plaintiff for money paid for the defendant.

 

Three Years When the money is received.
For money payable for interest upon money due from the defendant to the plaintiff.

 

Three Years When the interest becomes due.
For money payable to the plaintiff for money found to be due from the defendant to the plaintiff on accounts stated between them Three Years When the accounts are stated in writing signed by the defendant or his agent duly Authorized in this behalf, unless where the debt is, by a simultaneous agreement in writing signed as aforesaid made payment at a future time, and then when that time arrives.

 

For compensation for breach of a promise to do anything at a specified time, or upon the happening of a specified contingency.

 

Three Years When the time specified arrives or the contingency happens.
On a single bond where a day is specified for payment

 

Three Years The day so specified.
On a single bond where a day is specified for payment

 

Three Years The day so specified.
On a single bond, where no such day is specified.

 

Three Years The date of executing the bond.
On a bond subject to a condition

 

Three Years When the condition is broken.
On a bill of exchange or promissory-note payable at a fixed time after date.

 

Three Years When the bill or note falls due.
On a bill of exchange payable at sight, or after sight but not at a fixed time.

 

Three Years When the bill is presented.
On a bill of exchange accepted payable at a particular place.

 

Three Years When the bill is presented at that place.
On a bill of exchange or promissory-note payable at a fixed time after sight or after demand.

 

Three Years When the fixed time expires.
On a bill of exchange or promissory note payable on demand and not accompanied by any writing restraining or postponing the right to sue.

 

Three Years The date of the bill or note
On a promissory-note or bond payable by installments. Three Years The expiration of the first term of payment as to the part then payable; and for the other parts, the expiration of the respective terms of payment.

 

On a promissory-note or bond payable by installments which provides that, if default be made in payment of one or more installments, the whole shall be due.

 

Three Years When the default is made unless where the payee or obligee waives the benefit of the provision and then when fresh default is made in respect of which there is no such waiver.
On a promissory-note given by the maker to a third person to be delivered to the payee after a certain event should happen.

 

Three Years The date of the delivery to the payee.
On a dishonored foreign bill where protest have been made and notice given.

 

Three Years When the notice is given.
By the payee against the drawer of a bill of exchange, which has been dishonored by non-acceptance.

 

Three Years The date of refusal to accept.
By the acceptor of an accommodation-bill against the drawer

 

Three Years When the acceptor pays
By a surety against the principal debtor.

 

Three Years When the surety pays the creditor.
By a survey against a crusty.

 

Three Years When the surety pays anything in excess of his own share.
On a policy of insurance when the sum insured is payable after proof of the death has been given to or received by the insurers.

 

Three Years The date of the death of the deceased, or where the claim on the policy is denied, either partly or wholly, the date of such denial.
On a policy of insurance when the sum insured is payable after proof of the loss has been given to or received by the insurers.

 

Three Years The date of the occurrence causing the loss, or where the claim on the policy is denied either partly or wholly, the date of such denial.
By the assured to recover preemie paid under a policy violable at the election of the insurers

 

Three Years When the insurers elect to avoid the policy.
Under the Indian Succession Act,1925 (39 of 1925), section 360 of Sec. 361, to compel a refund by a person to whom an executor or administrator has paid a legacy or distributed assets.

 

Three Years The date of the payment or distribution.
For money paid upon on existing consideration which afterwards fails. Three Years The date of failure.

For contribution by a party who has paid the whole or more then his share of the amount due under a joined decree, or by a sharer in a joint estate who has paid the whole or more than his share of the amount of revenue due from himself and his co-sharers.

 

Three Years The date of the payment in excess of the plaintiff's own share.
By a co-trustee to enforce against the estate of a deceased trustee a claim for contribution.

 

Three Years When the right to contribution accrues.
By the manager of joint estate of an undivided family for contribution, in respect of payment made by him on account of the estate.

 

Three Years The date of the payment.
For the profits of immovable property belonging to the plaintiff which have been wrongfully received by the defendant.

 

Three Years When the profits are received.
For arrears of rent.

 

Three Years When the arrears become due.
By a vendor of immovable property for personal payment of up-paid purchase money. Three Years The time fixed for completing the sale, or (where the title is accepted after the time fixed for completion) the date of the acceptance.

 

For specific performance of a contract. Three Years The date of fixed for the performance, or, if no such date is fixed, when the plaintiff has notice that performance is refused.

 

For compensation for the breach of any contract, express or implied, not herein specially provided for. Three Years When the contract is broken or (where there are successive breaches) when the breach in respect of which the suit is instituted occurs or (where the breach is continuing) when it ceases.

 

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