Litigants disobey orders because courts are lenient and accept apology from contemnors: Supreme Court

Notably, the top court ruled that wilful disobedience or breach of an assurance given in an undertaking by lawyers on behalf of their client to the court would amount to civil contempt.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

In a strongly-worded judgment, the Supreme Court on Wednesday lamented that litigants often flout court orders because courts are lenient towards those held guilty in contempt of court proceedings and close such proceedings merely because such contemnors apologise afterward [Balwantbhai Somabhai Bhandari vs Hiralal Somabhai Contractor]

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