General Clauses Act 1897

6th Sep, 2015

Apex Court interprets the term ‘First Learns’ under Limitation Act#indianlaws

The Hon’ble Supreme Court has interpreted the meaning of the term “first learns” as provided under Article 91(a) of the Limitation Act, 1963 and held that the provision of Article 91 (a) of the Limitation […]
30th Jun, 2014

Burden to rebut the presumption of service lies on the party, challenging the factum of service #indianlaws

 The presumption under Section 114(f) of the Evidence Act read with Section 27 of the General Clauses Act is rebuttable on a consideration of evidence of flawless character
26th Oct, 2013

Date on which cause of action arose for filing complaint for dishonour of cheque is to be excluded for the purposes of limitation

While calculating the period of one month as prescribed under Section 142(b) of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for filing a criminal complaint on the ground of dishonour of cheque, the period is to be […]