506. Right to consolidation where mortgages made by same mortgagor.

The right of consolidation1 only exists where the mortgages have been made originally by the same mortgagor2, and can be asserted only to the extent of the mortgagor's own interest in the properties3, although it is possible that the right exists where one mortgage is made by the mortgagor and another by persons claiming by devolution from him on his death4. The right does not exist where one mortgage is by a sole mortgagor and the other mortgage is by the same mortgagor jointly with another5. Hence a security given by a partner for his private debt cannot be