Committal proceedings empower the courts to hold a person in contempt for refusing to obey an order. It (committal) ensures that the due administration of justice is possible and that litigants do not disregard Courts orders. The procedure that underlies committal applications is contained in Order 52 of the Rules of Court 2012, although a substantial portion of this is drawn from the common law. Join us for an exciting seminar where the speaker will discuss and share his knowledge with regard to the following topics:
- Applications for committal – Order 52 Rules of Court 2012
- Requirement for a penal notice – Order 45, r. 7 Rules of Court 2012)
- When the Court can cite for contempt of its own motion
- Discussion as to the procedural aspects of committal applications (what must and must not be
in the papers, which documents are to be filed and others)
- What are the common errors committed by practitioners?
- What happens after a person is cited for contempt?
- Mitigating factors
Gavin Jayapal graduated from the University of Leeds and is a Barrister-at-Law of the Middle Temple. He also holds a Masters in Law from the University of Malaya and is an Accredited Mediator.
Gavin specialises in litigation and runs a boutique practice in Petaling Jaya.
He has applied for and resisted applications for committal at the High Court. Gavin is actively involved in civil litigation and regularly appears at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. Committal applications are a necessary evil at the best of times and this seminar seeks to expound upon the finer points of the same.
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