Section 20C Specific Relief Act
Expeditious disposal of suits.
Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), a suit filed under the provisions of this Act shall be disposed of by the court within a period of twelve months from the date of service of summons to the defendant:
Provided that the said period may be extended for a further period not exceeding six months in aggregate after recording reasons in writing for such extension by the court.
*Section 20 amended in 2017 with effect from 2018. Section 20A, 20B, 20C added. Here is the original Amendment PDF.