VIDHYAPURANA THIRTHASWAMI Vs. VIDYANIDHI THIRTHASWAMI VIDYANIDHI THIRTHASWAMI, A LUNATIC REPRESENTED BY HIS GUARDIAN AD LITEM KESHAVACHARYA AND FIVE ORS
LAWS(PVC)-1901-12-39
PRIVY COUNCIL
Decided on December 16,1901

VIDHYAPURANA THIRTHASWAMI Appellant
VERSUS
VIDYANIDHI THIRTHASWAMI VIDYANIDHI THIRTHASWAMI, A LUNATIC REPRESENTED BY HIS GUARDIAN AD LITEM KESHAVACHARYA AND FIVE Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) A preliminary objection has been raised as to whether an appeal lies under the Letters Patent against the order of Benson, ,T. As the effect of that order, refusing to receive the sum ordered to be paid as security, would be to finally deprive the appellant of his power of prosecuting his appeal, we consider that the order of Mr. Justice Benson amounts to a judgment within the meaning of Art. 15 of the Letters Patent and that there is consequently an appeal against it. As the order of Mr. Justice Boddam ordering security to be furnished was indefinite in that it did not fix an exact date on or before which security was to be given, we consider that the sum tendered to this Court as security should have been received. We accordingly direct that the same be received provided it be tendered in cash to the Registrar of this Court on or before the 20 instant and the time for furnishing security is extended to that day. The Advocate-General on behalf of the appellant states that he does not wish to prosecute Appeal No. 227 of 1900 against the legal representatives of the first respondent (deceased).
(2.) THE parties will bear their own costs of this appeal.;


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