R v M

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Criminal Division)
Judgment Date14 August 2008
Neutral Citation[2008] EWCA Crim 1901
Docket NumberNo: 200803774/B5704270/D4
Date14 August 2008

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  • OB v The Director of the Serious Fraud Office
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 1 February 2012
    ...regimes suggests that contempt for breach of a restraint order constitutes civil rather than criminal contempt. 33 The Court of Appeal in In re O [1991] 2 QB 520 held that the relevant provisions in the Criminal Justice Act 1988 established a regime for restraint and charging orders, which ......
  • Aaron Leathem and Another v R
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 15 February 2017
    ...in the case, and (b) its value for understanding the case as a whole is substantial." 'Impossible or difficult to see without it' 40 In R v. Lee [2012] EWCA 316, Hughes LJ gave helpful guidance as to the application of the s.102 definition in practice. The issue in the case concerned t......
  • HM Solicitor General v Ms Sophie Holmes
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 10 June 2019
    ...“choice of jurisdiction” and indicated specific limitations on the trial judge's ability to deal with committals for contempt. Similarly, in R v M [2009] 1 WLR 1179, the Court of Appeal (Bean J) said: “There are two possible ways of dealing with criminal contempt: one by the exercise of th......

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