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Section 4 Contempt of Courts Act 1971: Fair & accurate report of judicial proceeding not contempt

Section 4 (Fair and accurate report of judicial proceeding not contempt) of Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 (Act No. 70 of 1971) —

❝Subject to the provisions contained in section 7, a person shall not be guilty of contempt of court for publishing a fair and accurate report of a judicial proceeding or any stage thereof.❞


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Notes:

The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 was amended by:
- the Contempt of Courts (Amendment) Act, 1976 (No. 45 of 1976);
- the Contempt of Courts (Amendment) Act, 2006 (No. 06 of 2006).

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