Appeal against sentence of twelve months’ imprisonment for breach of non-molestation order.
On finding breaches of a non-molestation order, the court may not impose a custodial sentence on the contemnor without first hearing his mitigation.
Wall LJ, Lloyd LJ
Times 22-Nov-2006,  EWCA Civ 1670
England and Wales
Cited – Hale v Tanner CA 22-Aug-2000
When attaching a power of arrest on a non-molestation order the court should consider attaching it only to that element which restricts violence or proximity rather than to any part relating to harassment. When considering sentence for a breach, the . .
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Criminal Sentencing, Contempt of Court
Updated: 28 May 2022; Ref: scu.246965