Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at the Cardiff Civil Justice Centre

|Contempt of Court

Before HHJ Milwyn Jarman Q.C. sitting as a Judge of the High Court pursuant to section 9 of the Senior Courts Act 1981

UPON hearing Counsel for the Applicant and Counsel for the Respondents

AND UPON an application being made by Counsel for the Applicant to commit the Respondents to prison for contempt of court

AND UPON the Respondents admitting their contempt by making a series of false statements in documents verified by statements of truth, without an honest belief in their truth, in written basis of pleas


  1. For his contempt the First Respondent shall stand committed to HM prison for a period of 2 months.
  2. For her contempt the Second Respondent shall stand committed to HM Prison for a period of 1 month. The warrant of committal in respect of the Second Respondent shall remain in the court office and the execution of it shall be suspended for a period of two years so long as the Second Respondent commits no further offences during the two year period, after which the sentence and warrant of committal shall be discharged.
  3. The Applicant’s costs of the application shall be the subject of a detailed assessment.
  4. The Respondents do pay the Applicant’s costs of the application, which will not be enforced without further order of the Court and consideration of the Respondents’ means under section 26 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.