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Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at Cardiff: Dunnett

Case Number: G90CF010

In open court at the Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre

30 September 2020

 

Between:
Kevin Spencer
-v-
Geoffrey Dunnett


Pursuant to the new guidelines for Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court, please find following details of an order made by His Honour Judge Harrison at the Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre on 30th September 2020:

Case Number: G90CF010

Party details: Kevin Spencer v Geoffrey Dunnett

Name of Person: Geoffrey Dunnett

Geoffrey Dunnett has been guilty of contempt of this court by:

failing to comply with paragraph 2 of the order of the Court dated 16 July 2015 by sending individual separate communications to the Claimant, directly or indirectly, in breach of that injunction on the following numbered instances identified in Table 1 to the affidavit of George Wallington dated 17th July 2019 and adopting the same numbering:

5: 6 March 2018; 6: 12 June 2018; 7: 17th July 2018; 8: 1 August 2018; 9: 20 August 2018; 10: 5 September 2018; 11: 5 September 2018; 12: 14 September 2018; 13: 14 September 2018; 14: 19 September 2018; 15: 19 September 2018; 16: 29 September 2018; 17: 29 September 2018; 18: 22 October 2018; 19: 22 October 2018; 20: 6 November 2018; 21: 6 November 2018; 22: 20 November 2018; 23: 28 December 2018; 24: 28 December 2018; 25: 27 January 2019; 26: 27 January 2019; 27: 10 February 2019; 28: 10 February 2019; 29: 3 March 2019; 30: 3 March 2019; 31: 21 March 2019; 32: 26 April 2019; 33: 26 April 2019; 34: 16 May 2019; 35: 16 May 2019; 36: 17 June 2019; 37: 17 June 2019; 38: 4 July 2019; 39: 4 July 2019.

And for his contempt the court imposed the penalty of:

a fine of £1500, payment suspended so long as the Defendant complies with paragraph 2 of the Injunction in the Order dated 16 July 2015 until 30 September 2025 after which the sentence and order to pay a fine be discharged. If during the period of suspension the Defendant fails to comply with paragraph 2 of the Order dated 16th July 2015 then the Court may require the payment of the fine to be made and may deal with any breach separately.

 

 

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