Consider the following statements:

  1. Pursuant to the report of H.N. Sanyal Committee, the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 was passed.
  2. The Constitution of India empowers the supreme court and High court to punish for contempt of themselves
  3. The Constitution of India defines Civil Contempt and Criminal Contempt.
  4. In India, the Parliament is vested with the powers to make laws on Contempt of Court

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1, 2 and 4
  3. 3 and 4 only
  4. 3 only

Explanation:

The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 was passed pursuant to the report of the H.N. Sanyal Committee.

The Constitution of India empowers the Supreme Court and High Courts to punish for contempt of themselves through Articles 129 and 215, respectively.

The Constitution of India does not define civil contempt and criminal contempt, but the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 does.

The Parliament is vested with the powers to make laws on Contempt of Court, as mentioned in Articles 142 and 129.

Considering the given statements, the correct answer is option 2: 1, 2, and 4.

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