PA welcomes libel reform bill

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 09:06 Publishers Association chief executive Richard Mollet welcomed the publication of the draft Defamation Bill yesterday [15th March], saying the misapplication of libel suits was having a "chilling effect on what is being published". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies welcome libel law reform

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:10 Trade bodies and associations have joined the PA's Richard Mollet in welcoming the draft Defamation Bill, with the Society of Authors general secretary Mark Le Fanu calling it a "major step forward". read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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