Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 05 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Ferris J

Representation The applicant appeared in person.
  The respondent appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 1 November 2002


Contempt of court - Committal for contempt - Application - Service - Consideration of procedural requirements.

The Case

On the applicant's application for committal of the respondent to prison for contempt of court, the court decided to adjourn the application on the grounds that the respondent had not been given the necessary notice before hearing, and that given the seriousness of the matter, he ought to be given a reasonable time to prepare his case.

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