On October 11, 2021, the court granted an order for security costs in favour of the respondent, to the dissatisfaction of the applicant. The applicant wished to appeal this order to the Supreme Court but failed to meet the deadline for filing the application, leading to the present condonation application.
Earlier, in May 2021, both parties informed the court via a status report about the respondent's intent to file a security-for-costs application. The court then instructed both parties to submit relevant documents by June 21, 2021, for the security-for-costs application. While the respondent adhered to . . .