I blogged yesterday about the Selwyn Electoral Petition by serial litigant Roger Payne. A witness at court has relayed to me a couple of amusing tidbits.
The first is that it was revealed that Payne has lodged 70 lawsuits in recent years. The three Justices were probably alarmed to find out that three of his 70 lawsuits have been trying to sue individual Judges personally.
The most funny part was about his “malicious bankruptcy”, which he claims was annulled. The court asked who the petitioner was, and it seems Payne could not remember or would not say. So the court ordered the Registrar to find out. And the Registrar reported back that the petitioner was the Crown Law OfficeTags: electoral petitions, Roger Payne, Selwyn