National Farmers' Union and others v Tiernan and others

Contempt of court – Committal. The first defendant was at the material times a spokesman for the unincorporated association known as The Coalition of Badger Action Groups (CBAG), which formed a part of the movement to stop the culling of badgers. The claimants were farmers and other interested parties that had been given permission to do a pilot cull of badgers. An injunction was granted and the claimants claimed that the defendants had breached the terms and that the first defendant should be committed for contempt of court. The Queen's Bench Division held that the breaches had been proved to the required standard.

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