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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1283: tabled on 17 April 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House believes that a claimant should demonstrate capability of proof of untruth, significant damage and the absence of privilege before a writ can be issued for action on a claim for libel or defamation.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.