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JohnM

Defamation Act 2013 in force tomorrow

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before the thread gets locked......

 

its a serious point, since people like the British Chiropractors who tried to sue Simon Singh, and all those others who basically abused our libel laws.

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“Libel tourism” and “trivial claims” should be significantly curtailed under a new law enshrining freedom of expression that comes into effect on Wednesday, the government has said.

 

Haven't read the article as you have to register, but the headline refers to the UK Defamation Act. The legislation affects just England and Wales, Northern Ireland is consulting on whether to follow suit.

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before the thread gets locked......

 

Indeed.

 

I've just deleted a bunch of posts from this thread to keep it on topic and to keep it open.

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My fault

Apologies

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