Nature of grievance

SUIT FOR COMPENSATION FOR DOING OR FOR OMITTING TO DO AN ACT ALLEGED TO BE IN PURSUANCE OF ANY ENACTMENT IN FORCE FOR THE TIME BEING IN THE TERRITORIES TO WHICH THIS ACT EXTENDS: Where the Govt. / Administrative or Statutory authorities, act beyond the scope of their powers, although claiming to be acting within the scope of their powers, a Suit for damages / compensation may be filed against the concerned State Govt / Central Govt. for irregular exercise of powers / acts and omissions of Public authorities / Public officials / Private persons, allegedly in the pretence / pretext / colour of provisions of an enactment, or unlawful / illegal acts and omissions under Article 72 of Limitation Act, 1963, within one year from the date of alleged illegal act or omission