Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 253 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 998
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Simon Brown and Dyson LJJ

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  David Cooke (instructed by Abiloye & Co) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 17 July 2002


Costs - Security for costs - Application for summary judgment - District judge making no order save for the claimant to pay security for costs - Whether district judge having jurisdiction to make order - Approach to be adopted by courts when making such orders - CPR PD 24, para 5, CPR rr 1.3, 3.1.

The Case

On an application for summary judgment, there was jurisdiction under the Civil Proceedings Rules to make orders which were tantamount to orders for security of costs outside the provisions of CPRPt25. Rules 1.3, 3.1 and CPRPD24 admitted of no other possible conclusion.

Practice Areas

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