Defamation Act 2013: Master of the Rolls’ Statement regarding Defamation Cases

2 01 2014

Lord DysonThe Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, has today released a statement regarding defamation cases [pdf].  This concerns the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules made by the Civil Procedure Rules Committee (“CPRC”) as a result of the coming into force of the Defamation Act 2013. Its purpose is to provide clarification and reassurance because of the very limited rule changes that have been made.

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