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Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 29 March 2017 at 20:21)
Part 55 Division 4
Division 4 General
12   Warrant
cf HCR, O 56, r 7.
A warrant for the arrest or detention under this Part of a contemnor shall be addressed to the Sheriff and may be issued under the hand of the Judge or officer presiding in the Court directing the arrest or detention.
13   Punishment
(1)  Where the contemnor is not a corporation, the Court may punish contempt by committal to a correctional centre or fine or both.
cf HCR, O 56, r 9.
(2)  Where the contemnor is a corporation, the Court may punish contempt by sequestration or fine or both.
(3)  The Court may make an order for punishment on terms, including a suspension of punishment or a suspension of punishment in case the contemnor gives security in such manner and in such sum as the Court may approve for good behaviour and performs the terms of the security.
14   Discharge
cf HCR, O 56, r 11.
Where a contemnor is committed to a correctional centre for a term, the Court may order his discharge before the expiry of the term.
15   (Repealed)