News: Defamation Act 2013 receives Royal Assent

26 04 2013

Defamation Act 2013On 25 April 2013, nearly three years after the introduction of Lord Lester’s Defamation Bill [pdf], the Defamation Act 2013 received Royal Assent. The Bill was introduced in the House of Commons on 10 May 2012 and completed its final stage, House of Commons “Ping Pong” on 24 April 2013.  It will come into force on “such day as the Secretary of State may appoint”. Read the rest of this entry »