Court has to take its contempt jurisdiction seriously: Madras High Court rejects Labour Commissioner's "empty apology" [Read Order]

"The apologies of this nature are usually not deeper than skin deep and have been always used as a well-protected shield from being taken to task in contempt proceedings," the Court said.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

Government officials should not to be allowed to undermine the Constitutional jurisdiction of the High Court, emphasised the Madras High Court on Thursday while pulling up a Labour Commissioner for failing to comply with its earlier order, apart from his empty apology (K Yogaraj v Commissioner of Labour and anr).

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