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Defamation Act 2013

Defamation Act 2013

The UK Defamation Act 2013 amends the law of defamation. The proposals impact upon media publishers. Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 25 April. The Defamation Act 2013 (text) is primarily concerned with the English civil law of libel and slander (defamation) – the torts which protect a person’s reputation. The common law offences […]