The First Schedule

 (See section 3) 

 First Division : Suits

(1) Order under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, on a claim preferred to, or an objection made to the attachment of, property attached in execution of a decree;

(1) Order under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, on a claim preferred to, or an objection made to the attachment of, property attached in execution of a decree; 117. Upon a foreign judgment as defined in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

Description of suit Period of limitation Time from which period begins to run
Part I – Thirty days
1. To contest anaward of the or Revenue under the Waste Lands (Claims) Act, 1863. Thirty DaysWhen notice of the award is Board delivered to the plaintiff.
Part II – Ninety days
2. For compensation or doing or for omitting to do an act alleged to be in pursuance of any enactment in force for the time being in [Pakistan]. Ninety DaysWhen the act or omission takes place.
Part III – Six months
3. Under the Specific Relief Act, 1877, section 9 to recover possession of immovable property. Six Months When the dispossession occurs.
Part IV – One Year
5. Under the summary procedure referred to in section 128(2)(f) of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 [where the provision of such summary procedure does not exclude the ordinary procedure in such suits One Year When the debt or liquidated demand becomes payable or when the property becomes recoverable.
6. Upon a Statute, Act, Regulation or Bye-law, of a penalty or forfeiture. One year When the penalty or forfeiture is incurred.
7. For the wages of a household servant, artisan or labourer [One year]. When the wages accrue due
8. For the price of food or drink sold by the keeper of a hotel,tavern or lodging house.[One year]. When the food or drink is delivered.
9. For the price of lodging. [One year]When the price becomes payable.
10. To enforce a rightof preemption whetherthe right is founded on law, or general usage,or on special contract. [One year] When the purchaser takes, under the sale sought to be impeached, physical possession of the whole of the property sold, or, where the subject of the sale does not admit of physical possession, when the instrument of sale is registered.
11. By a person against who many of the following orders has been made to establish the right which he claims to the property comprised in the order: [One year].. The date of the order.
11-A. By a person against whom an order has been made under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, upon an application by the holder or a decree for the possession of immovable property or by the purchaser of such property sold in execution of a decree, complaining of resistance or obstruction to the delivery of possession thereof, or upon an application by any person dispossessed of such property in the delivery of possession thereof to the decree-holder or purchaser, to establish the right which he claims to the present possession of the property comprised in the order. [One year] The date of the order.
12. To set aside any of the following sales:–
(a) Sales in execution of a decree of a Civil Court;
(b) sale in pursuance of a decree or order of a Collector or other officer of revenue
(c) sale for arrears of Government revenue, or for any demand recoverable as such arrears;
(d) sale of a patni taluq sold for current arrears of rent.
Explanation.—In this article “patni” includes any intermediate tenure saleable for current arrears of rent.
[One year] When the sale is confirmed, or would otherwise have becomeinal and conclusive had no such suit been brought.
13. To alter or set aside a decision or order of a Civil Court in any proceeding other than a suit.[One year] The date of the final decision or order in the case by a Court competent to determine if finally .
14. To set aside any act or order of an officer of Government in his official capacity, not herein otherwise expressly provided for. [One year]. The date of the act or order.
15. Against Government to set aside any attachment, lease or transfer of immovable property by the Revenue Authorities for arrears of Government revenue. [One year]. When the attachment, lease or transfer is made
16. Against Government to recover money paid under protest in satisfaction of a claim made by the revenue authorities on account of arrears of revenue or on account of demands recoverable as such arrears. [One year] When the payment is made.
17. Against Government for compensation for land acquired for public purposes. [One year] The date of determining the amount of the compensation.
18. Like suit for compensation (when the acquisition is not completed). [One year] The date of the refusal to complete.
19. For compensation for false imprisonment. [One year]. When the imprisonment ends.
20By executors,administrators or representatives under the Legal Representatives Suits Act, 1855. [One year] The date of the death of the person wronged.
21. By executors, administrators or representatives under the Fatal Accidents Act, 1855. [One year]. The date of the death of the person killed.
22. For compensation for any other injury to the person. [One year] When the injury is committed.
23. For compensation for malicious prosecution [One year] When the plaintiff is a acquitted, or the prosecution is otherwise terminated.
24. For compensation for libel. [One year] When the libel is published.
25. For compensation for slander. [One year]. When the words are spoken spoken or, if the words are not actionable in themselves, when the special damage complained of results.
26. For compensation for loss of service occasioned by the seduction of the plaintiff’s servant or daughter. [One year] When the loss occurs.
27. For compensation for including a person to break a contract with the plaintiff. [One year] The date of the breach
28. For compensation for an illegal, irregular or excessive distress. [One year] The date of the distress.
29. For compensation for wrongful seizure of movable property under legal process. [One year] The date of the seizure.
30. Against a carrier for compensation for losing or injuring goods. [One year] When the loss of injury occurs
31 Against a carrier for compensation for nondelivery of, or delay in delivering goods. [One year] When the goods ought to be delivered. 5. Under the summary procedure referred to in section 128(2)(f) of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 [where the provision of such summary procedure does not exclude the ordinary procedure in such suits
Part V.—
Two Years
32. Against one who, having a right to use property for specific purposes, perverts it to other purposes. Two years officer of Reven When the perversion first becomes known to the person injured thereby.
33. Under the Legal Representatives’ Suits Act, 1855, against an executor. Two years When the wrong complained of is done.
34. Under the same Act against an administrator. Two years -Ditto
35. Under the same Act against any other representative. Two years -Ditto
36. For compensation for . any malfeasance misfeasance or non-feasance independent of contract and not herein specially provided for. Two years When the malfeasance, misfeasance or nonfeasance takes place.
PART IV.- –Three Years
37. For compensation for obstructing a way for a watercourse. Three years The date of the obstruction.
38. For compensation for diverting a watercourse. Three years The date of the diversion
39. For compensation for … trespass upon immovable property. Three years The date of trespass.
40. For compensation for infringing copyright or any other exclusive privilege. Three years The date of the infringement.
41. To restrain waste. Three years When the waste begins.
42. For compensation for injury caused by an injunction Three years When the injunction ceases. wrongfully obtained.
43. Under the 50[Succession Act, 1925, section 360 or section 361,] by a person to whom an executor or administrator has paid a legacy or distributed assets. Three years The date of the paymentor distribution
44. By a ward who has attained majority, to set aside a transfer of property by his guardian. Three years When the ward attains majority. [* * * * *] [* * * * *]
47. By any person bound by an order respecting the possession of immovable property made under the Code of Criminal Procedure Code, 1898, 53[**] or by any one claiming under such person, to recover the property comprised in such order. Three years The date of the final order in the case
48. For specific movable property lost or acquired by theft, or dishonest misappropriation or conversion, or for compensation for wrongfully taking or detaining the same. Three years When the person having the right to the possession of the property first learns in whose possession it it is.
55[48-A. To recover movable property conveyed or bequeathed in trust, deposited or pawned, and afterwards bought from the trustee, depository or pawnee for a valuable consideration. Three years When the same becomes known to the plaintiff.
56[48-B. To set asidesale of movable property comprised in a Hindu, Muhammadan or Buddhist religious or charitable endowment made by a manager thereof for a valuable consideration. Three years When the sale becomes known to the plaintiff]
49. For other specific movable property, or for compensation for wrongfully taking or injuring or wrongfully detaining the same. Three years When the property is wrongfully taken or injured, or when the detainer’s possession becomes unlawful.
50. For the hire of animals, vehicles, boats or household Three years When the hire becomes payable. furniture.
51. For the balance of money advanced in payment of goods to be delivered. Three years When the goods ought to be delivered.
5852. For the price of goods sold and delivered, where no fixed period of credit is agreed upon. Three years The date of the deliveryof the goods.
5953. 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.
54. 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
55. For the price of trees or growing crops sold by the plaintiff to the defendant where no fixed period of credit is agreed upon. Three years The date of the sale.
56. 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.
6157. For money payable for money lent. Three years When the loan is made
58. Like suit when the lender has given a cheque for the money. Three years When the cheque is paid
6259. For money lent under an agreement that it shall be payable on demand. Three years When the loan is made.
60. For money deposited under an agreement that it shall be payable on demand including money of a customer in the hands of his banker so payable. Three years When the demand is made.
6461. For money payable to the plaintiff for money paid for the defendant. Three years When the money is paid.
62. For money payable by the defendant to the plaintiff for money received by the defendant for the plaintiff’s use. Three years When the money is received.
6563. For money payable for interest upon money due from the defendant to the Three years When the interestbecomes due. plaintiff.
6664. For money payable to the plaintiff for money found to be duefrom 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 payable at a future time, and then when that time arrives.
6764A. Under Order XXXVII of the Code of Civil Procedure. Three years When the debt becomes payable.
65. 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.
6966. On a single bond, where a day is specified for payment. Three years The day so specified.
7067. On a single bond, where no such day is specified. Three years The date of executingthe bond.
7168. On a bond subject to a condition. Three years When the condition is broken.
7269. On a bill of exchange or promissory note payable at a fixed time after date. Three years When the bill or note falls due.
7370. On a bill of exchange payable at sight or after sight, but not at a fixed time. Three years When the bill is presented.
7471. On a bill of exchange accepted payable at a particular place. Three years When the bill is presented at that place.
7672. On a bill of exchange or promissory note payable at a fixedtime after sight or after demand. Three years When the fixed time expires.]
7773. 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.
7874. On a promissory note or bond payable by instalments. Three years The expiration of the first term of payment asto the part then payable;and for the other parts the expiration of the respective terms of payment.
7975. On a promissory note or bond payable by instalment, which provides that if default be made in payment of one or more Three years When the default is made, unless where the payee or obligee waivesthe benefit of the provision, and then when fresh default is made in respect of which there is instalments, the whole shall be due. no such waiver
8076. 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 deliveryto the payee.
8277. On a dishonoured foreign bill where protest has been made and notice given. Three years When the notice is given.
8378. By the payee against the drawer of a bill of exchange which has been dishonoured by nonacceptance. Three years The date of the refusal to accept.
8479. By the acceptor of an accommodation bill against the drawer. Three years When the acceptor pays the amount of the bill.
8580. Suit on a bill of exchange, promissory note, or bond not herein expressly provided for Three years When the bill, note or bond becomes payable.
81. By a surety against the principal debtor. Three years When the surety pays the creditor.
82.By a surety against a cosurety. Three years When the surety pays anything in excess of his own share.
83. Upon any other contract to indemnify. Three years When the plaintiff is actually damnified.
84. By an attorney or vakil for his costs of a suit or a particular business, there being no express agreement as to the time when such costs are to be paid. Three years The date of the termination of the suit or business, or (where the attorney or vakil properly discontinues the suit or business) the date of such discontinuance.
85. For the balance due on a mutual, open and current account, where there have been reciprocal demands between the parties. Three years The close of the years in which the last item admitted or proved is entered in the account; such year to be computed as in the account.
86. 87[(a) 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.
(b) 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
(b) The date of the occurrence causing the loss.]
88[(a) The date of the death of the deceased.
87. By the assured recover premia paid under a policy voidable at the election Three years When the insurers elect to avoid the policy. of the insurers.
88. Against a factor for an account. Three years When the account is, during the continuance of the agency, demanded and refused or, where no such demand is made, when the agency terminates.
89. By a principal against his agent for movable property received by the latter and not accounted for. Three years Ditto
90. Other suits by principals against agents for neglect or misconduct. Three years When the neglect or misconduct becomes known to the plaintiff.
91. To cancel or set aside an instrument not otherwise provided for. Three years When the facts entitling the plaintiff to have the instrument cancelled or set aside become known to him.
92. To declare the forgery of an instrument issued or registered. Three years When the issue orregistration becomesknown to the plaintiff.
93. The declare the forgery of an instrument attempted to be enforced against the plaintiff. Three years The date of the attempt.
94. For property which the plaintiff has conveyed while insane. Three years When the plaintiff isrestored to sanity, and has knowledge of the conveyance.
95. To set aside a decree obtained by fraud, or for other relief on the ground of fraud. Three years When the fraud becomes known to the party wronged.
96. For relief on the ground of mistake. Three years When the mistake becomes known to the plaintiff.
97. For money paid upon an existing consideration which afterwards fails. Three years The date of the failure.
98. To make good out of the general estate of a deceased trustee the loss occasioned by a breach of trust. Three years The date of the trustee’s death, or, if the loss has not then resulted thedate of the loss.
99. For contribution by a party who has paid the whole or more than his share of the amount due under a joint 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-shares. Three years The date of the payment in excess of the plaintiff’s own share.
100. By a co-trustee to enforce against the estate Three years When the right to contribution accrues. of the deceased trustee a claim for contribution.
101. For a seaman’s wages. Three years The end of the voyage during which the wages are earned.
102. For wages not otherwise expressly provided for by this Schedule. Three years When the wages accrue due
103. By 93[Muslim] for exigible dower (mu ajjal). (where, during the continuance of the marriage no such demand has been made) when the marriage is dissolved by death or divorce. Three years When the dower is demanded and refused or
104. By a 94[Muslim] for deferred dower (mu ajjal). Three years When the marriage is dissolved by death or divorce.
105. By a mortgagor after the mortgage has been satisfied, to recovery surplus collections received by the mortgagee. Three years When the mortgagor re-enters on the mortgaged property.
106. For an account and a share of the profits of a dissolved partnership. Three years The date of the dissolution.
107. By the manager of a joint estate of an undivided family for contribution, in respect of a payment made by him on account of the estate. Three years The date of the payment.
108. By a lessor for the value of trees cut down by his lessee contrary to the terms of the lease. Three years When the trees are cut down.
109. For the profits of immovable property belonging to the plaintiffwhich have been wrongfully received by the defendant. Three years When the profits are received.
110. For arrears of rent. Three years When the arrears become due.
111. By a vendor of immovable property for personal payment of unpaid purchase-money. Three years The time fixed for completing the sale, or (where the title is accepted after the time fixed for completion) thedate of the acceptance.
112. For a call by a company registered under any Statute or Act. Three years When the call is payable.
113. For specific performance of a contract. Three years The date fixed for the performance, or if no such date is fixed, when the plaintiff has notice that performance is refused.
114. For the rescissionof a contract. Three years When the facts entitling the plaintiff to have the contract rescinded first become known to him.
115. For compensation for the breach of anycontract, express or implied, not in writing registered and 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.
Part VII.—Six years.
116. For compensation for the breach of a contract in writing registered. Six years When the period of limitation would beginto run against a suit brought on a similar contract not registered.
Six years The date of the judgment
118. To obtain a declaration that an alleged adoption is invalid, or never, infact, took place. Six years When the alleged adoption becomes known to the plaintiff.
119. To obtain a declaration that an adoption is valid. Six years When the rights of the adopted son, as such arei nterfered with.
120. Suit for which no period of limitation is provided elsewhere in this schedule. Six years When the right to sue accrues.
121. To avoid incumbrances or conclusive. undertenures in an entire estate sold for arrears of Government revenue, or in a patni taluq or other saleable tenure sold for arrears of rent. Twelve years When the sale becomes final and conclusive
122. Upon a judgment obtained in 97[Pakistan] or a recognisance. 98[Twelve years] The date of the judgment or recognizance.
123. For a legacy or for a share of a residue bequeathed by a testator, or for a distributive share of the property of an intestate. 98[Twelve years] When the legacy or share becomes payable or deliverable.
124. For possession of hereditary office 98[Twelve years] When the defendant takes possession of the office adversely to the plaintiff.
Explanation.—An hereditary office is possessed when the profits thereof are usually received, of (if there are no profits) when the duties thereof are usually performed.
125. Suit during the life of a Hindu or 1[Muslim] female by a Hindu or 1[Muslim] who, if the female died at the date of instituting the suit would be entitled to the possession of land, to have an alienation of such land made by the female declared to be void except for her life or until her remarriage. [Twelve years] The date of the alienation.
126. By a Hindu governed by the law of the Mitakshara to set aside his father’s alienation of ancestral property. [Twelve years] When the alienee takes possession of the property
127. By a person excluded from joint family property to enforce a right to share therein. 2 [Twelve years] When the exclusionbecomes known to the plaintiff.
128. By a Hindu for arrears of maintenance 2 [Twelve years] When the arrears are payable.
129. By a Hindu for a declaration of his right to maintenance. 2 [Twelve years] When the right is denied.
130. For the resumption or assessment of rentfree land. 2 [Twelve years] When the right to resume or assess the land first accrues.
131. To establish a periodically recurring right. 2 [Twelve years] When the plaintiff is first refused the enjoyment of the right.
132. To enforce payment of money charged upon immovable property.
4[Explanation,— For the purposes of this article—
(a) the allowance and fees respectively called malikana and haqqs, and
(b) the value of any agricultural or other produce the right to receive which is secured by a charge upon immovable property, 5 and
(c) advances secured by mortgage by deposit of title deeds]. shall be deemed to be money charged upon immovable property.
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3 [Twelve years] When the money sued for becomes due
134. To recover possession of immovable property conveyed or – bequeathed in trust or mortgaged and afterwards transferred by the trustee or mortgagee for a valuable consideration. 3 [Twelve years] 7 [When the transfer becomes known to theplaintiff.] 8
[134A. To set aside a transfer of immovable property comprised in a Hindu, 9 [Muslim] or Buddhist religious or charitable endowment made by a manager thereof for a valuable consideration. Twelve years When the transferbecomes known to the plaintiff.
134B. BY the manager of a Hindu, 9[Muslim] or Buddhist religious or charitable endowment to recover possession of immovable property comprised in the endowment which has been transferred by previous manager for a valuable consideration. Twelve years The death, resignation orremoval of the transferor
134C. By the manager of a Hindu, 9 [Muslim] or Buddhist religious or charitable endowment to recovery possession of movable property comprised 10[Twelve years] The death, resignation orremoval of the seller. in the endowment which has been sold by a previous manager for a valuable consideration.
135. Suit instituted in a Court 11[other than a High Court] by a mortgagee for possession of immovable property mortgaged. 12[Twelve years] When the mortgagor’sright to possession determines.
136. By a purchaser at a private sale for possession of immovableproperty sold when the vendor was out of possession at the date of the sale. 12[Twelve years] When the vendor is first entitled to possession.
137. Like suit by a purchaser at a sale in execution of a decree when the judgmentdebtor was out of possession at the date of the sale. 12[Twelve years] When the judgment-debtor is first entitled to possession.
138. Like suit by a purchaser at a sale in execution of a decree when the judgmentdebtor was in possession at the date of the sale. 12[Twelve years] The date when the sale becomes absolute.
139. By a landlord to recover possession from a tenant. 13[Twelve years] When the tenancy is determined.
140. By a remainderman, a reversioner (other than a landlord) or a devisee, for possession of immovable property. 13[Twelve years] When his estate falls into possession.
141. Like suit by a Hindu or 14[Muslim] entitled to the possession of immovable property on the death of a Hindu or 14[Muslim] female. 13[Twelve years] When the female dies.
142. For possession of immovable property when the plaintiff, while in possession of the property, has been dispossessed or has discontinued the possession. 13[Twelve years] The date of the dispossession or discontinuance.
143. Like suit, when the plaintiff has become come entitled by reason of any forfeiture or breach of condition. 15[Omitted]. 13[Twelve years] When the forfeiture is incurred or the condition is broken.
145. Against a depository or pawnee to recover movable property deposited or pawned. Thirty years The date of the deposit or pawn.
146. Before a 16[High Court] in the exercise of its ordinary original civil jurisdiction by a mortgagee to recover from the mortgagor the possession of immovable property mortgaged. 17[Thirty years] When any part of the principal or interest was last paid on account of the mortgage-debt.
146A. By or on behalf of any local authority for possession of any public street or road or any part thereof from which it has been dispossessed or of which it has discontinued the possession. 17[Thirty days] The date of the dispossession or discontinuance
147. By a mortgagee for foreclosure or sale. Sixty years When the money secured by the mortgage becomes due.
148. Against a mortgagee to redeem or to recover possession of immovable property mortgaged. 18[Sixty years] When the right to redeem or to recovery possession accrues: Provided that all claims to redeem arising under instruments of mortgage of immovable property situate in Lower Burma which had been executedbefore the first day of May, 1863, shall be governed by the rules of limitation in force in that Province immediately before the same day.
149. 19[Any suit by “or on behalf of the Federal ]20 Government or any Provincial Government] 21[except a suit before the 22[Supreme Court] in the exercise of itsoriginal jurisdiction]. 18[Sixty years] When the period of limitation would beginto run under this Act against a like suit by a private person.
150. Under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 from a sentence of death passed by a Court of Session 23[or by a High Court in the exercise of its original Criminal Jurisdiction]. 24[******************] Seven days The date of the sentence.
151. From a decree or order Twenty The date of the decree or order. of 25[a High Court] in the exercise of its original jurisdiction. days
152. Under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 to the Court of a District Judge. Thirty days The date of the decree or order appealed from.
153. Under the same Code to High Court from an order of a Subordinate Court refusing leave to appeal to 26[Supreme Court]. 27[Third days] The date of the order.
154. Under the Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, to any Court other than a High Court. 28[Thirty days] The date of the sentence or order appealed from.
155. Under the same Code to a High Court, except in the cases provided for by Article 150 and Article 157. Sixty days The date of the sentence or order appealed from
156. Under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, to a High Court, except in the cases provided for by Article 151 and Article 153. Ninety days The date of the decree or order appealed from.
157. Under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, from an order of acquittal. Six months The date of the order appealed from.
29[158. Under the Arbitration Act, 1940, to set aside an award or to get an award remitted for reconsideration. Thirty days The date of service of the notice of filing ofthe award.
159. For leave to appear and defend a suit under summary procedure referred to in section 128 (2)(f) 30[or under Order XXXVII of the 31[Code of Civil Procedure, 1908]. 32[Ten days] When the summons is served.
160. For an order under the same Code, to restore to the file an application for review rejected in consequence of the failure of the applicant to appear when the application was called on for hearing. Fifteen days When the application for review is rejected.
161. For a review of judgment by a 33* Court of small Causes 34**** or by a Court invested with the jurisdiction of a 35* Court of Small Causes when exercising that jurisdiction. 32[Fifteen days] The date of the decree or order.
162. For a review of judgment Twenty The date of the decree ororder. by 36[a High Court in the exercise of its original jurisdiction. 37162-A. [Repealed]. days
163. By a plaintiff for an order to set aside a dismissal for default of appearance or for failure to pay costs of service of process or to furnish security for costs. Thirty days The date of the dismissal
164. By a defendant, for an order to set aside a decree passed ex parte. 38[Thirty days] The date of the decree orwhere the summons was not duly served, when theapplicant has knowledge of the decree.
165. Under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 by a person dispossessed of immovable property and disputing the right of the decree-holder or purchaser at a sale in execution of a decree to be put into possession. 39[Thirty days] The date of the dispossession.
166. Under the same Code to set aside a sale in execution of a decree 40[including any such application by a judgment-debtor]. 39[Thirty days] The date of the sale.
167. Complaining of resistance of obstruction to delivery of possession of immovable property decreed or sold in execution of a decree. 39[Thirty days] The date of theresistance or obstruction
168.For the readmission of an appeal dismissed for want of prosecution. 39[Thirty days] The date of thedismissal.
169. For the re-hearing of an appeal heard ex parte. 39[Thirty days] The date of the decree in appeal, or, where notice of the appeal was not dulyserved, when theapplicant has knowledgeof the decree.
170. For leave to appeal as a pauper. 41[Thirty days] The date of the decreeappealed from.
171. Under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, 42[by the legal representative of a deceased plaintiff or defendant for setting aside an order or judgment made or pronounced in his absence]. Sixty days 43[The date of the order or judgment].
172. Under the same Code by the assignee or the receiver of 41[Sixty days] The date of the order of dismissal. an insolvent plaintiff or appellant for an order to set aside the dismissal of a suit or an appeal.
173. For a review of judgment except in the cases provided for by Article 161 and Article 162. Ninety days The date of the decree or order.
174. For the issue of a notice under the same Code, to show cause why any payment made out of Court of any money payable under a decree or any adjustment of the decree should not be recorded as certified. 44[Ninety days] When the payment or adjustment is made.
175. For payment of the amount of a decree by instalments. Six months The date of the decree.
176. Under the same Code to have the legal representative of a deceased plaintiff or of a deceased appellant made a party. 45[Ninety days] The date of the death of the deceased plaintiff or appellant.
177. Under the same Code to have the legal representative of a deceased defendant or of a deceased respondent made a party. 45[Ninety days] The date of the death ofthe deceased defendant orrespondent.
46[178. Under the Arbitration Act, 1940, for the filing in Court of an award. Ninety days The date of service of the notice of the making of the award].
179. By a person desiring to appeal under the 47[Code of Civil Procedure, 1908] to 48[the Supreme Court] for leave to appeal. 45[Ninety days] The date of the decree appealed from.
180. By a purchaser of immovable property at a sale in execution of a decree for delivery of possession. Three years When the sale becomes absolute.
181. Applications for which no period of limitation is provided elsewhere in this schedule or by section 48 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. 49[Three years] When the right to apply accrues.
50[182. [* * * * * *]
183. To enforce a judgment, decree or order of any 51[High Court] in the exercise of its ordinary original civil 53[Six years] When a present right to enforce the judgment, decree or order accrues to some person capable of releasing the right: jurisdiction, or an order of 52(the Supreme Court). Provided that when the judgment, decree or order has been revived, or some part of the principal money secured thereby, or some interest on such money has been paid, or some acknowledgment of the right thereto has been given in writing signed by the person liable to pay such principal of interest, or his agent to the person entitled thereto or his agent, the twelve years shall be computed from the date of such reviver payment or acknowledgment or the latest of such revivers, payment or acknowledgments, as the case may be.

Table of Contents

Part 1 – Preamble

Part II – Limitation of Suits, Appeals and Applications

Part III – Computation of Period of Limitation

Part IV – Acquisition Of Ownership By Possession

Part V – Savings and Repeals

Schedules