Sub Judice Contempt in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Attorney General v Times Newspapers Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 Fevereiro 1973
    ... ... complaint to the Attorney - General suggesting that it was a contempt of Court. On 27th September, 1972, the Attorney - General asked the Sunday ... It is desirable that the convention of Parliament as to matters sub judice should, so far as possible, be the same as the law administered in the ... ...
  • Wallersteiner v Moir
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Maio 1974
    ... ... report of proceedings in chambers without thereby being guilty of contempt of Court, see Scott v. Scott (1915) A.C. 417 ... But section 12 of the ... 53 4 THE SUB JUDICE POINT ... 54 Once having issued a writ for libel against Mr. Moir, Dr ... ...
  • Goldsmith v Sperrings Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 Fevereiro 1977
    ... ... He applied to have the principals of "Private Eye" committed for contempt of court. His application was dismissed with costs by the Divisional ... in which the issues raised will come under the umbrella of the sub judice rule and does so for the sole purpose of removing those issues from the ... ...
  • R v Chaytor and Others
    • Supreme Court
    • 01 Dezembro 2010
    ... ... made a statement to the House about the application of the sub judice rule in relation to the prosecutions of the three defendants, in the ... It has limited penal powers to treat criminal conduct as contempt. These once included imprisonment for a limited period. As to this Lord ... ...
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Legislation
  • Scotland Act 1998
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 01 de Janeiro de 1998
    ... ... Annotations: Marginal Citations # M7 1996 c. 31 ... 42: Contempt of court ... (1) The strict liability rule shall not apply in relation ... constitute a criminal offence or contempt of court, and(b) a sub judice rule.(2) Such provision may provide for excluding a member of the ... ...
  • Northern Ireland Act 1998
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 01 de Janeiro de 1998
    ... ... (2) A person is not guilty of contempt of court under the strict liability rule as the publisher of any ... constitute a criminal offence or contempt of court; and(b) a sub judice rule.(2) Such provision may provide for excluding a member of the Assembly ... ...
  • Government of Wales Act 2006
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 01 de Janeiro de 2006
    ... ... ) preventing conduct which would constitute a criminal offence or contempt of court, and(b) a sub judice rule ... (3) The standing orders may ... ...
  • Government of Wales Act 1998
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 01 de Janeiro de 1998
    ... ... 78: Contempt of court ... ...
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Striking a Balance Between the Administration of Justice and Free Speech During the Live Broadcast of a Presidential Election Petition
    • No. , June 2015
    • African Journal of International and Comparative Law
    • 314-338
    ... ... powers, it was generally understood that he was referring to the contempt power. 5 5 Constitution (1992), Article 126 (2). It was not entirely ... of commenting on ongoing legal proceedings (also called sub judice contempt). Sub judice contempt is the common law offence of publishing ... ...
  • Noticeboard
    • No. 8-2, March 2004
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The
    • 0000
    ... ... should note the similarities between s. 68A(1), (2) and the Contempt of Court ... Act 1981 (UK), s. 8(1); ... the sheriff should be given ... court cases (commonly known as ‘ sub judice  contempt’) and related ... procedural matters, ... the law on ... ...
  • Alexander Horne and Gavin Drewry (ed), Parliament and the Law
    • No. , May 2019
    • Edinburgh Law Review
    • 291-293
    ... ... detailed yet accessible account of parliamentary privilege, the sub judice rule, exclusive cognisance, and contempt of Parliament (chapter two). This ... ...
  • Differential or deferential to media? The effect of prejudicial publicity on judge or jury
    • No. 22-2, April 2018
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The
    • 0000
    Australian jurisdictions have increasingly moved to facilitate trial by judge alone in cases which are the subject of significant prejudicial publicity. These moves have been predicated upon the as...
    ... ... orders, suppression orders, internet orders and the lawof contempt are less effective than they once were (leaving aside concerns regarding ... They also noted thatmechanisms such as sub judice contempt are adapted to dealing with individual publications, but ... ...
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