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Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 8 December 2017 to date (accessed 26 February 2020 at 11:38)
10   Arrest
cf HCR, O 56, r 6.
(a)  notice of a motion for punishment of a contempt has been filed or proceedings have been commenced for punishment of a contempt, and
(b)  it appears to the Court that the contemnor is likely to abscond or otherwise withdraw himself from the jurisdiction of the Court,
the Court may issue a warrant for the arrest of the contemnor and his detention in custody until he is brought before the Court to answer the charge, unless he, in the meantime, gives security in such manner and in such sum as the Court directs, for his appearance in person to answer the charge and to submit to the judgment or order of the Court.