This is the second part of a four part post dealing with the Draft Defamation Bill and Consultation Paper published by the Government on 15 March 2011. It deals with truth, honest opinion and privilege. Part 1 of this post was published on 3 April 2011.
Clause 3 – New statutory defence of truth
Clause 3 of the Bill proposes the establishment of a new statutory defence of truth in the following terms: Read the rest of this entry »