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mrangryofwarlingham
1st Jan 2014, 09:27
apparently this is to reverse the chilling effect on the media and to stop forum shopping.....
so there may be less defamation litigation

and also it gets rid of the automatic hearing in front of a jury in the QBD...

so costs should go down.
so there may be more litigation...

just so long as I can continue expressing my honestly held beliefs and opinions, I don't care.

UniFoxOs
1st Jan 2014, 14:37
includes a requirement for claimants to show that they have suffered serious harm before suing for defamation

Guess they'd find it hard to establish "serious harm" for being called a [email protected]

charliegolf
1st Jan 2014, 14:53
Guess they'd find it hard to establish "serious harm" for being called a [email protected]

I won't be suing anyone soon then!:ok:

CG