CLT Defamation and Privacy Law 2016 Conference
Caroline Addy will be speaking at the Defamation and Privacy 2016 Conference today on the subject of Single Publication Rule.
Single publication rule: is the change introduced by the 2013 Defamation Act the boost to free speech it was expected to be? Are there ways around it?
• the three stages of Section 8: (i) the requirements in subsection (1); (ii) the exception in subsection (4); and (iii) the discretion of Section 32A of the Limitation Act 1980, retained by subsection (6)
• the circumstances in which the single publication rule may be applied: eg. hardback/paperback; soft copy/hard copy