232. Claims for wrongful interference.

232.     Claims for wrongful interference.

The defendant in a claim for wrongful interference with goods1 is entitled to show, in accordance with rules of court2, that a third person has a better right than the claimant as respects all or any part of the interest claimed by the claimant, or in right of which he sues3. In order for the defendant to invoke this defence, the third person must be identified with a view to his joining the proceedings4. Any rule of law to the contrary has been abolished5. The