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Publishers May Get Insufficient Protection Under Defamation Bill, Says Lords Committee

Posted at 12:45PM Tuesday 11 Dec 2012

The House of Lords Constitution Committee has today published its report on the Defamation Bill ahead of Committee stage in the House of Lords, which is due to start on 17 December.

The Committee says that the Bill may not provide publishers with a 'sufficiently robust and succinct defence' against defamation claims on the basis that publication was in the public interest.

parliament.uk

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