Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 – Power to punish for contempt has to be exercised with greatest care and caution – the contempt jurisdiction is always discretionary which should be 11 exercised sparingly and with circumspection.
Contempt of Courts Act 1971
Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 – whether a party is guilty of contempt is to be seen in the specific context of the disobedience and the wilful nature of the same and not on the basis of the conduct subsequent thereto. AIR 2021 SC 3709 : JT 2021 (8) SC 77 : 2021 (9) SCALE 260
Contempt Proceedings – Willful disobedience of the direction given by the High Court – the direction was limited to consider the case of applicant for appointment on the post of teacher against any available vacancy – Rejection of claim by department after considering case – Not a case of willful disobedience of direction given by High Court. AIR 2021 SC 5039