How Foreign Contracts Gets Entered By Parties Under Limitation Act?


Contracts entered into by parties in a foreign country, pose problems when the party in India sues in India for breach of contract, etc.

In such a case, the limitation Act provides that Indian law would be applicable i.e, the law of the forum.

The limitation Act of a foreign country will not be applicable.

If the contract is made in the country, and the suit is instituted in another, in so far as. interpretation of the contract itself is concerned, it is done as per the law of the country where the contract is to be performed.

Procedure for suing, the period of limitation & other procedures should be as per the law of the forum.

Hence, if a suit is barred according to foreign law, that is not applicable, if as per the Indian Limitation Act, the suit is within the period of limitation.

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