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Reference received: 14 July 1998
Report 100: Contempt by Publication (PDF, 1.6 MB) [PDF, 1Mb], June 2003
Discussion Paper 43: Contempt by Publication (PDF, 2.4 MB), July 2000
[A summaryof the Discussion Paper was also published]
To inquire into, and report on, whether the law and procedures relating to contempt by publication are adequate and appropriate, including whether and in what circumstances, a person against whom a charge of contempt is found proven should be liable to pay, in addition to any criminal penalty, the costs (of the government and of the parties) of a criminal trial aborted as a result of the contempt.
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