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Defamation Bill Hl

Volume 569: debated on Thursday 8 February 1996

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My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to amend the law of defamation and to amend the law of limitation with respect to actions for defamation and malicious falsehood. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time. —( The Lord Chancellor.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.