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What are the Definitions under Limitation Act 1963? Section 2 of Limitation Act 1963

 
 

Definitions are defined under section 2 of Limitation Act 1963. Provisions under this section is:

Section 2 of Limitation Act "Definitions"

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires.
a. "applicant" includes
i. a petitioner;
ii. any person from or through whom an applicant derives his right to apply;
iii. any person whose estate is represented by the applicant as executor, administrator or other representative;
a. "application" includes a petitions;
b. "bill of exchange" includes a hundi and a cheque;

c. "bond" includes any instrument whereby a person obliges himself to pay money to another on condition that the obligation shall be void if a specified act is performed, or is not performed as the case may be;
d. "defendant" includes
1. any person from or through whom a defendant derives his liability to be sued;
2. any person whose estate is represented by the defendant as executor, administrator or other representative;

 
  a. "easement" includes a right not arising from contract, by which one person is entitled to remove and appropriate for his own profit any part of the soil belonging to another or anything growing in, or attached to, or subsisting upon the land of another;

b. "foreign country'" means any country other than India;

c. "good faith" nothing shall be deemed to be done in good faith which is not done with due care and attention;

d. "plaintiff" includes

i. any person from or through whom a plaintiff derives his right to sue;

ii. any person whose estate is represented by the plaintiff as executor, administrator or other representative;

j."period of limitation" means the period of limitation prescribed for any suit, appeal or application by the Schedule, and "prescribed period" means the period of limitation computed in accordance with the provisions of this Act;

k. "promissory-note" means any instrument whereby the maker engages absolutely to pay a specified sum of money to another at time therein limited, or on demand, or at sight;

l. "suit" does not include an appeal or an application;

m. "tort" means a civil wrong which is not exclusively the breach of a contract or the breach of trust;

n. "trustee" does not include a benamidar, a mortgagee remaining in possession after the mortgage has been satisfied, or a person in a wrongful possession without title.
 

Limitation Act 1963

What are the Definitions under Limitation Act 1963? Section 2 of Limitation Act 1963

What is Bar of limitation? Section 3 of Limitation Act 1963

What is Expiry of prescribed period when court is closed? What is Extension of prescribed period in certain cases? Section 4 and 5 of Limitation Act 1963

What is Legal disability? What is Disability of one of several persons? Section 6 and 7 of Limitation Act 1963

What is Special exceptions? What is Continuous running of time? What is Suits against trustees and their representatives? Section 8, 9 and 10 of Limitation Act 1963

What is Suits on contracts entered into outside the territories to which the Act extends? What is Exclusion of time in legal proceedings? Section 11 and 12 of Limitation Act 1963

What is  Exclusion of time in cases where leave to sue or appeal as a pauper is applied for? What is Exclusion of time of proceeding bona fide in court without jurisdiction? Section 13 and 14 of Limitation Act 1963

What is Exclusion of time in certain other cases? What is Effect of death on or before the accrual of the right to sue? Section 15 and 16 of Limitation Act 1963

 

 

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