Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 286 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Phillips MR, Simon Brown and Longmore LJJ

Representation David Price, solicitor advocate (instructed by Henry Hepworth) for the appellant.
  Jonathan Crow (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 23 March 2001


Contempt of court - Criminal contempt - Intention to interfere with course of justice - Breach of injunction by person not party to action - Party to proceedings restrained by court from publishing confidential material - Defendant not party to proceedings in which order made - Defendant publishing confidential information - Whether defendant's acts interfering with course of justice - Whether defendant committing criminal contempt of court.

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