Talal Chaudhry has been indicted in the contempt
of court over his public speeches made on September 24 and 27, 2017.
A three member bench of SC presided over by CJP Mian Saqib Nisar took up for hearing three separate contempt
of court pleas filed against Nawaz Sharif, Khawaja Saad Rafiq and Daniyal Aziz.
The petitioner, Sheikh Ahsanuddin, argued that Sharif committed contempt
during his speeches at the GT Road rally in the immediate aftermath of his disqualification via the verdict in Panamagate case.
Fixing previously filed petitions that were time-barred or unmaintainable on Wednesday, the SC dismissed contempt
applications against Nawaz, Federal Minister for Privatisation Daniyal Aziz and Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique.
Daniyal Aziz, Minister of State for Interior Tallal Chaudhry and PML-N loyalist and former senator Nehal Hashmi are facing contempt
charges initiated against them on a suo motu by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar.
The petitioner also stated that Shehbaz Sharif had committed contempt
of court by issuing remarks against the judiciary.
petitions were moved by habitual petitioner Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi.
The court has given the minister a show-cause notice to explain why he may not be proceeded against for committing contempt
of court by making contemptuous and derogatory speeches, maligning the judiciary.
Summary: The commission in its decision said that under People's Representative act and article 204 of the constitution, the ECP has powers to take action on contempt
Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has today tabled the Law Commissions report on proposals to modernise New Zealands contempt
of court laws.
Karnan guilty of contempt
of court and sentenced him to jail for six months, ordering that he be taken into custody forthwith.
This backlash motivated us to reconsider one especially thorny area of bankruptcy court authority, namely, the propriety of issuing criminal contempt