Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (V of 1908) Order 1, Rule 18(2) - Compliance of provision- Once prior to
filing of the present suit for possession, Trade Union instituted a suit espousing the cause of 400 members and in the present suit, Trade Union has been arrayed as defendant No.9 - In my
view, impleadment of only 18 defendants instead of all 400 members would not be fatal to the adjudication of the lis - Once the trial proceeded by entertaining the suit in representative
capacity, the permission is implied - There may not be express permission.(183) P.L.R.