§61-9-8. Violation of injunction or closing order; trial; penalty.
In case of the violation of any injunction or closing order
granted under the provisions of this article, or the commission of
any contempt of court in proceedings under this article, the court,
or a judge thereof in vacation, may summarily try and punish the
offender. The proceedings shall conform to the practice in other
suits in equity for violations of injunctions, and proceedings for
contempt of court. The trial may be had upon affidavits, or either
party may demand the production and oral examination of the
witnesses. A party found guilty of contempt under the provisions
of this article shall be punished by a fine of not less than one
hundred nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in
the county jail not more than six months, or by both such fine and
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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