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Section 9 Contempt of Courts Act 1971: Act not to imply enlargement of scope of contempt

Section 9 (Act not to imply enlargement of scope of contempt) of Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 (Act No. 70 of 1971) —

❝Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed as implying that any disobedience, breach, publication or other act is punishable as contempt of court which would not be so punishable apart from this Act.❞


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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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