Belgolaise Sa v Purchandani: QBD 24 Jun 1998

Committal proceedings for contempt should be only the last resort and for flagrant refusal to disclose in breach of court order. It must be exceptional to dispense with penal notice, and impossible to do so retrospectively.


Colman J


Times 30-Jul-1998, Gazette 30-Sep-1998

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CitedABC and Others v CDE and Others QBD 3-Nov-2009
The first claimant sought committal of the first defendant for contempt of court, alleging breach of a freezing order, saying that the defendant had created a sham debt and repaid it.
Held: There had been no genuine loan agreement, and the . .
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Contempt of Court

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78323