The Board says that the relevant time period when considering delay in a civil contempt proceeding is the time between the service of the contempt application on the respondent and the time of hearing: see Potratz v. Potratz, 2015 BCSC 1608 at para. 172. The applications for contempt in this hearing were filed on December 8, 2017. Thus, the period of delay is less than seven months.
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