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Defamation Act 2013


New libel laws aimed at giving better protection to people expressing their opinions came into force in England and Wales on New Year’s Day. The Defamation Act 2013 had received royal assent last April.

Trivial libel claims are targeted by the Act, which introduces a new “serious harm threshold” designed to help people understand when claims should be brought and discourage the wasting of court time. Read the full story

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