Contempt of court act is invoked within the framework of other applicable rules, framework.
It is a means with statuory powers. Thus, it is silent on other aspects that are well established, accepted ethics, court norms.
It is mandatory rule across all courts to: 1) Serve the other party with a reply and 2) File the reply with the court registry well ahead of court proceedings.
Can a party to whom court has issued CONTEMPT NOTICE bypass these two mandatory requirements?
In such a case, the other party does not even know what has been contended. So, lies can be told very easily. Other mandatory rules that need to be observed can be easily violated. That party can resort to so many , so many, so many crucial tricks, deceit.
Is it a FAIR TRAIL as constituion guarantees? Can a court which allows such a holocaust be held guilty by a higher court?