Statute of Limitations: An Analysis

  • Tushti Wadhwa
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  • Tushti Wadhwa

    LL.M. Student at Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Across most legal systems, the sense of time holds an unfavourable but dogged and sustainable status. The aim is that fundamental legal problems are addressed, and individual justice is achieved, and the other is a proclivity for a systematised judicial framework that addresses matters promptly, fairly, and constructively. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. raised the question a century ago, "What is the rationale for denying a person of his rights, a total injustice within itself, in consequence of the lapse of time?" This paper aims to deepen that analysis. The law of limitations is a combination of legislative action and judicially formed legal laws that define to see if a complaint has a set limitation period, such as the category of complaints, the length of limitation durations, the relevant norms of accumulating and levying, and so forth. With few exclusions, rules based on action limitation have seldom been the subject of significant investigation. This loss of interest is perplexing. Limitation regulations are a fundamental part of the legal framework. They prevail in about every nation. Their existence date back centuries,' and temporal limitations are in operation for centuries. Further, this paper focuses on the effect, impact and importance in the judicial system and how the limitation framework addresses legal problems and whether the justice is served or not.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 1955 - 1966


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