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CONTEMPT OF COURTS ACT 1971

Section 2 Definitions

Section 3 Innocent publication and distribution of matter not contempt

Section 4 Fair and accurate report of judicial proceeding not contempt

Section 5 Fair criticism of judicial act not contempt

 

 

Section 6 Complaint against presiding officers of subordinate courts when not contempt

Section 7 Publication of information relating to proceeding in chambers or in camera not contempt except in certain cases

Section 8 Other defenses not affected

Section 9 Act not to imply enlargement of scope of contempt

Section 10 Power of High Court to punish contempt of subordinate courts

Section 11 Power of High Court to try offences committed or offenders found outside jurisdiction

Section 12 Punishment for contempt of court

Section 13 Contempt not punishable in certain cases

Section 14 Procedure where contempt is in the face of the Supreme Court or a High Court

Section 15 Cognizance of criminal contempt in other cases

Section 23 Power of Supreme Court and High Courts to make rules, Section 24 Repeal - Contempt of Courts Act 1971

Power of Supreme Court and High Courts to make rules and Repeal - Section 23 and 24 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971

Power of Supreme Court and High Courts to make rules and Repeal are defined under section 23 and 24 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971. Provisions under these Sections are :

Section 23 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971 "Power of Supreme Court and High Courts to make rules"

The Supreme Court or, as may be, any High Court, may make rules, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, providing for any matter relating to its procedure.

 

Section 24 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971 "Repeal"

The Contempt of Courts Act, 1952 (32 of 1952), is hereby repealed.

 

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