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|1||General||Launch of LawSkills on 28th June 2017|
The very first thing a lawyer needs to look at when a client walks into their door is the limitation period on the cause of action brought before them. In case the grievance caused to the client is affected by the statute of limitation, they will not be permitted to bring their complaint before a court of law. Limitation law prevents miscarriage of justice caused due to corrosion of proof, tampering of evidence and fading memory of witnesses over time. It restricts the time period for filing of complaints. Often lawyers miss out on a potential lawsuit because they are not well versed with the scope of applicability of this law. Awareness regarding the exceptions and exclusions to limitation and the plausible justifications to seek condonation of delay are oftentimes lacking in the legal fraternity and scholars.
This course helps you understand the law of limitation as applicable in India. It apprises you on the strict application of this law, when the exceptions to limitation come into play and in what situations its applicability can be excluded. You will also learn to analyze what meets the threshold of invoking a condonation of delay. The course assists you in comprehending the effects of certain actions on the limitation period so as to better understand the process of litigation, rights of individuals and general interest in a welfare state like India.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Duration: 6 Months
Learners must submit all assignments and secure at least 50% marks in Certification Exam at the end of the course to obtain the course certificate.