Blanket extension of condonable/non-condonable time-limits to file appeal/suit/etc wef 15-March across India : SC

In Suo Motu Writ Petition (Civil) No(s).3/2020 with title “IN RE : COGNIZANCE FOR EXTENSION OF LIMITATION”, the Supreme Court, vide order dated 23-March-2020, extended time-limit to file :

  • petitions/applications/suits/ appeals/all other proceedings
  • under the general law of limitation or under Special Laws (both Central and/or State).
  • in all Courts/Tribunals, etc. across entire country
  • whether condonable or not

shall stand extended w.e.f. 15th March 2020 till further order/s to be passed by this Court in present proceedings. This action was taken due to Corona Virus outbreak.



A copy of the order is attached herewith