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President's Circular of 2 August 2013 - Committals

Date:13 AUG 2013
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Senior Editor
On 2 August 2013, the President of the Family Division issued a circular to clarify the scope of the two guidance documents on Committal for Contempt of Court issued on 4 June 2013 and 3 May 2013.

A question has arisen as to whether paragraph 6 of the original Guidance applies in all committal cases or only in cases to which paragraphs 4 and 5 apply.

Click here to download the President's circular.