Glen Ban Ltd v Lefroy

JurisdictionIreland
Judgment Date01 January 1943
Date01 January 1943
CourtHigh Court
(H.C.),
Glen Ban Ltd
and
Lefroy

Action by limited company - Companies (Consolidation) Act,1908 (8 Edw. 7, c. 69), s. 278.

  1. Sect. 278 of the Companies (Consolidation) Act, 1908, enacts: —"Where a limited company is plaintiff . . . in any action or other legal proceeding, any judge having jurisdiction in the matter may, if it appears by credible testimony that there is reason to believe that the company will be unable to pay the costs of the defendant if successful in his defence, require sufficient security to be given for these costs, and may stay all proceedings until the security is given." In an action for alleged libel in which a limited company was plaintiff the defendant applied for an order for security for costs under s. 278 of the Companies (Consolidation) Act, 1908, on the ground that as the books of the plaintiff company...

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