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When can and should a court issue a bench warrant in order to force compliance with its orders? (Hanson v Carlino)

When can and should a court issue a bench warrant in order to force compliance with its orders? (Hanson v Carlino)
Published on: 28 June 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: This decision explains when and in what circumstances a court should take the extreme step of issuing a bench warrant in order to force compliance with orders previously given in the same case. It contains a useful summary of the existing authorities on this issue and of the principles which the court should consider before deciding to take such a draconian measure. Written by Colleen Hanley, barrister at Twenty Essex. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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