289. Penalty for Interference with the due administration of justice

(1) This Rule regulates penalty applications in relation to interference with the due administration of justice in connection with proceedings in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance or in an inferior court, panel or tribunal, except where the contempt is committed in the face of the Court or consists of disobedience to an order of the Court or a breach of an undertaking to the Court.
(2) This Rule also regulates penalty applications otherwise than in connection with any proceedings.
(3) A penalty application under this Rule may be made without the permission of the Court.