The Rules To Regulate Proceedings For Contempt Of The Supreme Court 1975

 

FORM I

Notice To A Person Charged With Contempt Of Court

[See rule 6]

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

(Original Jurisdiction)

WHEREAS your attendance is necessary to answer a charge of contempt of Court by (here briefly state nature of the contempt).You are hereby required to appear in person (or by Advocate if the Court has so ordered) before this Court at New Delhi on the………. day of……….20…..at 10.30 o’clock in the forenoon. You shall attend the Court in person* on the ………………………………..dayof …………………..20……………………., and shall continue to attend the Court on all days thereafter to which the case against you stands adjourned and until final orders are passed on the charge against you.Herein fail not.Dated this ……………..day of……………20………(Seal)

Registrar

*To be omitted where the person charged is allowed or ordered to appear by Advocate.

FORM II

Warrant Of Arrest

[See rule 11]

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

(Original Jurisdiction)

To(Name and designation of the person or persons who is or are to execute the warrant) WHEREAS ………….of……….is charged with committing contempt of this Court, you arehereby directed to arrest the said…………and to produce him before this Court on the ………….day of…………… 20……… at 10.30 o’clock in the forenoon.Herein fail not.If the Court has issued a bailable warrant, the following endorsement shall be made on the warrant.If the said …………….shall give bail in the sum of Rs……………with one surety in the sum of Rs ……………(or two sureties each in the sum of Rs……………..) to attend before this Court on the ………………day of……………20…………., at 10.30 o’clock in the forenoon and to continue so to attend until otherwise directed by this Court, he may be released.(Seal)

Registrar

FORM III

Bond And Bail-Bond After Arrest Under A Warrant

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

(Original Jurisdiction)

I,……….. ……………..(name), of………………being brought before the District Magistrate of ……………..(or as the case may be) under a warrant issued to compel my appearance to answer to the charge of contempt of the Supreme Court do hereby bind myself to attend the Supreme Court on the ……………day of………….next, to answer to the said charge, and to continue so to attend, until otherwise directed by the Supreme Court, and in case of my making default herein, I bind myself to forfeit to Union of India, the sum of rupees ………………Dated this ………….day of…………….20……….

(Signature)

I do hereby declare myself surety for the above-named of ……………that he shall attendbefore ……………in the Supreme Court on the…………..day of…………next, to answer to the charge on which he has been arrested, and shall continue so to attend until otherwise directed by the Supreme Court, and, in case of his making default therein, I bind myself to forfeit to Union of India, the sum of rupees …………….Dated this ………….day of…………..20………

(Signature)

FORM IV

Warrant Of Commitment For Contempt

[See rule 16]

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

(Original Jurisdiction)

ToThe Superintendent (or Keeper) of the Jail at ………….WHEREAS at the Court held on this day (name and description of the contemner) has been adjudged by the Court guilty of wilful contempt of Court, and he has been sentenced to suffer imprisonment for the period ………….(here specify the term) and/or to pay a fine of rupees.. ………….This is to_ authorise and require you, the Superintendent (or Keeper) of the said Jail, to receive the said (name of the contemner) into your custody, together with this warrant, and to keep him safely in the said jail for the said period of (term of imprisonment) or for such shorter period as may hereafter be fixed by order of this Court and intimated to you. You are directed to return this warrant with an endorsement certifying the manner of its execution.You are further directed that while the said ………………is in your custody, produce the said ……………before the Court, at all times when the Court shall so direct.Given under my hand and the seal of the Court, this…….. day of………..20………(Seal)

Registrar

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