Contempt of Court

Contempt of Court definition

/kənˈtɛm(p)t/ /ɒv,(ə)v/ /kɔːt/

What does Contempt of Court mean?

Civil contempt is the non-compliance with judgments, orders or other processes of the court (such as making a false statement, failing to comply with a solicitor's undertaking, interfering with the administration of justice, etc). Those found to be in contempt of court can face a fine or be imprisoned.

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