Laws of Bangladesh

The Limitation Act, 1908

( ACT NO. IX OF 1908 )

1[An Act to consolidate and amend the law for the Limitation of Suits, and for other purposes.


WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the limitation of suits, appeals and certain applications to Courts; and whereas it is also expedient to provide rules for acquiring by possession the ownership of easements and other property; It is hereby enacted as follows:-


Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the Limitation Act, 1908.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
(3) This section and section 31 shall come into force at once. The rest of this Act shall come into force on the first day of January, 1909.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, "Muslim" and "the High Court Division" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan", "Muhammadan" and "High Court" or "a High Court" or "any High Court" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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