Her Majestys Attorney General v Crosland: SC 10 May 2021

Application by Her Majesty’s Attorney General for permission to pursue an application for committal for contempt concerns an alleged breach of an embargo on publication of a judgment of the Supreme Court.
Held: ‘there is no principle which justifies treating the conscientious motives of the protestor as a licence to flout court orders with impunity’

Lord Lloyd-Jones, Lord Hamblen, Lord Stephens
[2021] UKSC 15, [2021] 4 WLR 103
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CitedNational Highways Ltd v Heyatawin and Others QBD 17-Nov-2021
The court considered allegations of contempt of court by protesters disobeying court injunctions.
Held: The allegations were variously proved, and indeed were largely uncontested. Sentences of imprisonment were imposed ranging up to 6 months: . .

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Contempt of Court

Updated: 22 November 2021; Ref: scu.662465