A.G.Sudharshanan, Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University, School of Excellence in Law, Perungudi
The act of approving the delay in filing an appeal or application by the respective courts is referred to as condonation of delay. Each act specifies the time limit for filing any complaint, appeal, or application to the courts/respective authorities. The set time restriction is known as the limitation period of the suit or appeal. Condonation of delay is a discretion of the court. Although there is no hard and fast rule as to what amounts to sufficient cause there are some frequently used justification given for such delays. This paper compiles those frequently used justifications and grouped into various types.