Cambridgeshire County Council v D: CA 26 Oct 1998

When sentencing for breach of injunction, amounting to contempt, the court should sentence for the circumstances of the breach only, and not seek to punish for the circumstances leading to the injunction upon which it had been based.


Times 26-Oct-1998, [1999] 2 Fam LR 42


England and Wales

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CitedDevjee v Patel CA 18-Aug-2006
The appellant challenged findings that he had broken a non-molestation order. He said that the order had been obtained by means whch were procedurally defective. The original order had been made without notice, and with a power of arrest attached. . .
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Contempt of Court

Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.78844