143. Representative parties.

Where more than one partner has the same interest in a claim, the claim may be begun, or the court may order that the claim be continued, by or against one or more of the partners who have the same interest as representatives of any other partners who have that interest1. Where a claim is for the benefit of all the partners, that is, where there is a community of interest, all those having similar interests may be represented, either as claimants or defendants, by one or more of their number