What is Criminal and Civil Contempt of Court - with Example, Punishment, Remedy, Appeal, Limitation, and Latest Case Laws

Any act done with an intention to disrespect or tarnish the image of the court or willful disobedience to any court order, judgement or decree can be defined as contempt of court.

Our Constitution has not precisely defined contempt of court, but according to Article 129, the Supreme Court has the power to punish for its contempt. Article 215 confers comparable powers to High Courts.KEEP READING