On the question of costs in foreclosure proceedings the following rules have been recognised.
(1) If a defendant has no interest1, and claims no interest, at the commencement of the claim or afterwards, he is not properly made a party2. If he disclaims either before or after3 the commencement of the claim in terms which shows this to be the case, he is entitled to his costs against the claimant4.
(2) If a person has an interest, he is prima facie a necessary party, but if he disclaims or offers to
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