This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 18 October 2023 by Mr Gan Chong Chieh and Mr Joseph Khor and moderated by Mr Henry Poh. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


When a court order is not obeyed, proceedings to enforce compliance become crucial. Committal proceedings may be an effective solution, as the party failing to comply with the order may be penalised with a fine or imprisonment. Understand the principles, procedures, and notable cases of using committal proceedings to compel court compliance. Join our webinar to unravel the mechanisms behind this enforcement method and gain insights into its practical applications.

Talk points:

  • What is Contempt of Court?
  • Civil Contempt as a Form of Enforcement
  • Procedure of Committal Proceedings
  • Case Studies and Tips

Speakers: Gan Chong Chieh (Partner) and Joseph Khor (Associate)
Moderator: Henry Poh (Associate)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

Contempt of Court: Forcing Compliance with Orders through Committal Proceedings

15 November, 2023


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