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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 8 Other defenses not affected - Contempt of Courts Act 1971

Other defenses not affected - Section 8 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971

 

Other defenses not affected is defined under section 8 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971. Provisions under this Section is :

Section 8 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971 "Other defenses not affected"

Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed as implying that any other defense which would have been a valid defense in any proceedings for contempt of court has ceased to be available merely by reason of the provisions of this Act.

 

 

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