On 17 November 1966 this court gave leave to the plaintiff to amend her writ of summons and statement of claim which were filed together. I now set out to give my reasons for allowing the amendments.
The plaintiff’s writ of summons and the statement of claim were filed on 10 October 1966 and the gravamen of the claim was for the return of the sum of £G12,700 from the defendants on the ground that the consideration had failed. This sum was evidenced by a promissory note dated 2 August 1966. Appearance to the writ of summons was entered by both defendants. On 29 October 1966 the plaintiff filed summons for judgment and the application was fixed for hearing on 9 November 1966. On 3 November 1966 the plaintiff filed an amendment to the writ of summons by adding a claim of eleven per cent interest on the sum claimed. On 8 November 1966 another amendment of the statement of claim was filed setting out in clear terms the position of the first and second defendants.