Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1998] All ER (D) 746
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Evans and Ward LJJ

Representation Dennis Sharpe for the mother.
  The father appeared in person.
  Alice Robinson (instructed by the Attorney General) as amicus curiae.
Judgment Dates: 16 December 1998


Contempt of court - Committal for contempt of court - Mother in breach of contact order - Judge initiating committal proceedings of his own motion - Whether judge having jurisdiction - If judge having jurisdiction, how power should be exercised.

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