Contempt of court – India

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Contempt of court – India

Contempt of court – India: Attorney General KK Venugopal has given permission to launch contempt cases against renowned comedian Kunal Kamra for tweeting in the Supreme Court. The applicant sought the Attorney General’s permission to initiate the process of defaming the defendant.

According to the Contempt of Court Act, 1971, contempt of court can be contempt of society or contempt of crime. Public contempt is the intentional disobedience to any decision, decision, direction, order, writing, or other court procedure, or a deliberate violation of a duty assigned to the court. On the other hand, contempt of crime is any subject or act of any kind or action from publication (verbally, verbally or in writing, or by symbols, or by visual representation or otherwise): shame, or insulting or contemptuous court; Or bias, or tendency to interfere, is the proper procedure of any judicial process; Or obstruction or interference, or obstruction or obstruction of the administration of any other justice.


Section 1 of the Contempt of Court Act, Section 15 of 1971 (recognizing criminal procedure in some cases) reads as follows: In the case of contempt of court, contempt of court (other than contempt of court referred to as “contempt of court or high court”), High Court or High Court (a) Advocate The General or (b) another person may act as a decision or statement made by the Advocate General. Individuals facing contempt charges are entitled to trial in their defense and the courts may hear evidence about this case. Detention is permitted during a contempt trial.

By law, contempt of court can be punishable by up to six months in prison or a fine of up to $ 2,000, or both, if the defendant is not acquitted or released.

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