contempt of court

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disrespect for the rules of a court of law

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Talal Chaudhry has been indicted in the contempt of court over his public speeches made on September 24 and 27, 2017.
A three member bench of SC presided over by CJP Mian Saqib Nisar took up for hearing three separate contempt of court pleas filed against Nawaz Sharif, Khawaja Saad Rafiq and Daniyal Aziz.
brThe Supreme Court will hear the contempt of court of erstwhile Senator Nihal Hashmi today after his release by three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar.
The court has given the minister a show-cause notice to explain why he may not be proceeded against for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous and derogatory speeches, maligning the judiciary.
On Feb 2, the apex court had issued Aziz a contempt of court notice over his controversial speeches and statements made during various TV talk shows, A three-member bench headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed conducted today's proceedings.
As per the petition, the respondents issued statements in violation of the Contempt of Court Ordinance, 2003.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 29 ( ANI ): The Islamabad High Court has agreed to hear a contempt of court case against former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz.
Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday approved for hearing a contempt of court case against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Safdar, reported Express News.
Summary: The commission in its decision said that under People's Representative act and article 204 of the constitution, the ECP has powers to take action on contempt of court
FORMER Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan, who had courted controversy with his defamatory remarks against the judiciary, was Tuesday arrested by West Bengal CID in Coimbatore for contempt of court.
The model had filed a contempt of court petition in the SHC over re-inclusion of her name in the ECL.
Summary: Islamabad: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain was issued a contempt of court notice .
The law of contempt of court is integral to the administration of justice system.
The sheriff called for a contempt of court hearing but at the same court yesterday, fiscal depute Carol Whyte said the Crown had decided it was not worth prosecuting Hendry.
The Supreme Court of Canada agreed with the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) that contempt of court proceedings are appropriate for parents who refuse to comply with family court orders, including child support.