The court considered the sentence to be imposed for breach of non-molestation and similar orders made in family courts. The defendant appealed a sentence of eight months imprisonment.
Held: The court should bear in mind practice in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division, including making allowance for expressions of regret and acceptance of guilt. The appeal was dismissed.
England and Wales
Contempt of Court
Updated: 23 June 2022; Ref: scu.231510