Cannot subscribe to 'slap-say sorry-and forget' approach: Calcutta HC on why hollow "paper apologies" will not ward off Contempt of Court

"If apology is offered at a time when the contemnor finds that the court is going to impose punishment it ceases to be an apology and it becomes an act of cringing coward", the Court said.
Cannot subscribe to 'slap-say sorry-and forget' approach: Calcutta HC on why hollow "paper apologies" will not ward off Contempt of Court

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday emphasised that paper apologies would not absolve a party who apologises as part of a calculated strategy when it becomes apparent that the Court is going to impose punishment for Contempt of Court [The Federal Agency for State Property Management of the Russian Federation (ROSIMUSHCESTVO) v. Saraf Agency Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.]

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