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Common Law Procedure Act 1854

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XCIIIClaimant in Second Ejectment for same Premises against same Defendant may be ordered to give Security for Costs.

If any Person shall bring an Action of Ejectment after a prior Action of Ejectment for the same Premises has been or shall have been unsuccessfully brought by such Person, or by any Person through or under whom he claims against the same Defendant, or against any Person through or under whom he defends, the Court or a Judge may, if they or he think fit, on the Application of the Defendant at any Time after such Defendant has appeared to the Writ, order that the Plaintiff shall give to the Defendant Security for the Payment of the Defendant's Costs, and that all further Proceedings in the Cause shall be stayed until such Security be given, whether the prior Action has been or shall have been disposed of by Discontinuance, or by Nonsuit, or by Judgment for the Defendant.

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