286. Non-compliance with court order or to secure fulfilment of legal obligation.

A person may be deprived of his liberty1 if he is lawfully2 arrested or detained for non-compliance with the lawful order of a court or in order to secure the fulfilment of any obligation prescribed by law3. The first limb of this exception permits arrest or detention for an infringement of a specific lawful4 order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction acting in its civil or criminal jurisdiction5. Detention has been held to be justified for such infringements as non-payment of a fine or tax6 or a failure to comply with a bind-over to keep the peace7. The