This is a ruling on an application asking for costs orders which were previously made in liquidation proceedings to not be enforced or to be set aside.

This is an application for security for costs of this appeal. The principal issue that arises on the application is whether the applicant (Tropical) is entitled to an order for security for costs of the appeal, notwithstanding what the respondent (YM) says, that there was inordinate delay in making the application. 

The Defendant served a statutory demand on the Plaintiff, Big Blue Collective Limited (BBC), when there was no debt due by BBC to the Defendant. Within hours of BBC issuing its originating summons, the Defendant withdrew the demand. Mr. Griffiths says he is entitled to a wasted costs order on his originating summons. Ms.

By Originating Summons filed 8 October 2019 and amended by Order of the Supreme Court on 23 October, the Plaintiff, Mr. George Lightbourne, applied for various declarations as to the meaning and effect of Article 24 and Schedule 4 of the Constitution of the First Defendant, the Progressive National Party (“the Constitution”) and a declaration as to whether the election of a new Party leader had been validly conducted in accordance with the Constitution. Mr. Lightbourne also sought a protective costs order. The matter was heard on the 26 November 2019 and Mr.