Header graphic for print
Global Media and Communications Watch The International Legal Blog for the Tech, Media and Telecoms Industry

Tag Archives: Parliamentary Privilege (Defamation) Bill

Posted in Defamation

UK: Parliamentary Privilege (Defamation) Bill introduced to the Lords – waving goodbye to waiver?

On 9 June 2014 – in an attempt to restore certainty to the ancient doctrine of parliamentary privilege – the Parliamentary Privilege (Defamation) Bill (the “Bill“) was introduced in the House of Lords on behalf of Lord Lester of Herne Hill, QC.

By way of background, Article IX of the Bill of Rights 1689 (“Article IX“) … Continue Reading