2021 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies and Special Proceedings
Chapter 9 - Contempt of Court
§ 29-9-103. Punishment

Universal Citation: TN Code § 29-9-103 (2021)
  1. The punishment for contempt may be by fine or by imprisonment, or both.

  2. Where not otherwise specially provided, the circuit, chancery, and appellate courts are limited to a fine of fifty dollars ($50.00), and imprisonment not exceeding ten (10) days, and, except as provided in § 29-9-108, all other courts are limited to a fine of ten dollars ($10.00).

Code 1858, § 4107; Shan., § 5919; Code 1932, § 10120; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-903; Acts 1985, ch. 438, § 1.

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