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Limitation Period For Recovery of Specific Immovable Property

As per Lawkidunya, Limitation Period For Recovery of Specific Immovable Property in Pakistan. As per law limitation period for recovery of specific immovable property for filing of suit u/s 8 is 12 years. Limitation for filing a suit u/s 9 is 6 months with in the time of dispossession.

Section 8 of the Specific Relief Act provides to a person on the basis of title, the remedy of possession of specific immovable property. Section 9 provides remedy to a wrongfully dispossessed person, irrespective of ownership or title of property. The purpose to protect possession is two-fold.

Under the provisions of section 42 of the Specific Relief Act a person entitled to any legal character or to any right to property can institute a suit for declaratory relief in respect of his title to such legal character or right to property.

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