CHAPTER 6. GENERAL PROVISIONS RESPECTING OFFICERS.

§6-2-18. Proceedings must show for whose benefit prosecuted; costs.

The proceedings in such suit must show for whose benefit it is prosecuted; and the party for whose benefit it is prosecuted shall be liable for costs if the judgment be for the defendant; and the court may, in its discretion, require security for costs from such party, according to the principles and usages of law.