Contempt, committal and sequestration

Contempt, committal and sequestration guidance:

This Practice Note sets out in table form where to apply for permission to bring committal proceedings arising out of alleged interference with the administration of...

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This Practice Note sets out how you apply for permission to bring committal proceedings. Not all instances of contempt require you to first seek permission to bring...

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The importance of ensuring that your client understands the need to comply with the court rules (such as when signing a statement of truth) and court orders, and the...

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This Practice Note examines the law surrounding appeals in respect of committal proceedings, both for the claimant and respondent, alongside the process by which an...

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This Practice Note considers when committal proceedings can be brought where contempt is committed in the face of the court. This means, the contempt must be directly in...

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This Practice Note considers committal proceedings in relation to County Courts Act offences and High Court certifications. It is not intended to cover the individual...

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In general terms, the procedural requirements and the matters to be proved are covered in some detail in Practice Note: Committal proceedings—applications,...

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This Practice Note considers when committal proceedings can be brought against someone for the making of a false statement and the process to be adopted in...

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This Practice Note considers when committal proceedings can be brought where an interference with the administration of justice is alleged. You should also consider...

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This Practice Note considers when committal applications may be brought for non-compliance with court orders or a solicitor’s undertaking and the process to be adopted in...

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This Practice Note summarises the procedure for bringing committal proceedings, whether arising out of a form of contempt or breach of a writ of...

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This Practice Note examines the principles and purposes of sentencing in contempt and writ of sequestration cases following a successful committal application. It does...

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This Practice Note sets out in table form the different bases on which committal for contempt proceedings are commonly brought and whether or not permission to bring the...

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