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Broomleigh Housing Association Ltd v Okonkwo. [2010] EWCA Civ 1113; [2011] C.P. Rep. 4; [2011] H.L.R. 5; [2010] 42 E.G. 104 (C.S.); (2010) 107(41) L.S.G. 22; Times, November 18, 2010 Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

DATE: 13 Oct 2010

The making of a committal order under CPR r.71.8 after a judgment debtor’s failure to attend court for questioning about his means required an exercise of discretion, which in turn required consideration of the circumstances of the contempt, and should not be used merely as a vehicle for fixing a date for an effective adjourned hearing.