For the purpose of calculation of period of limitation, i.e. the statutory period within which a legal action may be enforced in Court, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of Pakistan has been extending the period of limitation from time to time from 22-03-2020 to 30-04-2020.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court has ordered that owing to the prevailing emergency situation in the country, the period of limitation prescribed by laws in filing appeals/petitions etc. in the Islamabad High Court and in its Civil and District Courts, Islamabad from 24-03-2020 till the time the situation returns to normalcy shall be deemed to be condoned and the Courts shall be deemed to be closed during the relevant period, in the public interest.
The Lahore High Court had extended the period of limitation upto 20 April 2020.
The Hon’ble High Court of Sindh has been extending the period of limitation from time to time from 22-03-2020 to 30-04-2020.