3.0305 Contempt power.

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The District Court has the power to punish by fine or imprisonment, at its discretion, contempt of its authority consisting of the following:

(1) misbehavior of any person in its presence or so near thereto that the misbehavior obstructs the administration of justice;

(2) misbehavior of any of its officers in their official transactions; and

(3) disobedience or resistance to its lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, or command.

History: 1979, PL 16-28 § 16.