Defamation Bill [HL] 2010-12
- Type of Bill:
- Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
- Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Lords 9 July, 2010 | 09.07.2010
|HL Bill 003 - 2010-11 (as introduced on 26 May 2010) | PDF version, 137KB||27.05.2010|
Latest news on the Defamation Bill [HL] 2010-12
During second reading of the Bill on 9 July, a wide-ranging discussion took place on issues including freedom of the Press and Media, and Parliamentary Privilege.
The 2010-12 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.
Summary of the Defamation Bill [HL] 2010-12Amend the law of defamation; and for connected purposes.
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