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Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 (India)
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Section 2(b)

The Court is bound to explain as to why the apology should not be accepted– Apology becomes relevant. The appellant has tendered an unconditional apology for bona fide exercise of his powers as an Investigating Officer. Apology is one of the defences in the case of a civil contempt and the Court is bound to explain as to why the apology should not be accepted. The facts and circumstances of the case, we are of the view that the apology tendered by the appellant has to be accepted. .....Satwant Singh =VS= Malkeet Singh, (Civil), 2017 (2)– [3 LM (SC) 41] ....View Full Judgment