The KBA chief was of the view that Hashmi was accused of scandalising
the judiciary and a case in this regard was already pending a trial against him before an antiterrorism court.
Meanwhile, Mr Hain has welcomed the launch of a consultative process by the Law Commission to reform the laws, including the offence of scandalising
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The act of lowering or scandalising the authority of the court is obstruction of justice and a punishable act.
In Halsbury's Laws of England, it is laid down that the act of lowering or scandalising the authority of the court is obstruction of justice and a punishable act.
Mr Hain and his publishers had questioned at an earlier hearing whether the offence of scandalising
a judge still existed in law.