The East Punjab Extension of Limitation Act, 1947
Act 16 of 1947
For Statement of Objects and Reasons, see East Punjab Government Gazette, 1947, page 54, for proceedings in Assembly, see East Punjab Legislative Assembly Debates, Volume 1, 1947, page 177-78.
Received the assent of His Excellency the Governor General of India on the 12th December, 1947, and was first published the East Punjab Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 16th December, 1947.
An Act to extend the period of limitation for appeals and applications which had to be filed in the High Court of Judicature for East Punjab on 29th of September, 1947
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
1.Short title and commencement. - (1) This Act may be called the East Punjab Extension of Limitation Act, 1947.
(2) It shall be deemed to have come into effect on the 29th September, 1947.
2. Extension of the period of limitation. - In computing the period of limitation prescribed in the Indian Limitation Act, 1908 (IX of 1908) or in any other law for the time being in force, for an appeal or application to the High Court of Judicature for East Punjab where the limitation expires on the 15th day of November, 1947 or has expired before said day, the period from the 29th day of September, 1947, to the 15th day of November, 1947, shall be excluded.
Amended in part by the Adaptation of Laws Order, 1950.