Defamation II (Defences & Remedies)- Worksheet

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NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC MEDIA LAW: DEFAMATION 1 LECTURE / TUTORIAL WORKSHEET CONCEPT OF DEFAMATION – REVIEW -------------------- -------------------- -------------------- -------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- 1. DEFENCES What is a defence? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ Defamation Libel Must refer to Plaintiff
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What is malice? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ A) JUSTIFICATION What does justification means? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ What must the defendant show / prove? (i) Facts allegedly must be substantially true ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ (ii) Every material fact must be justified ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ List instances when defendant may not be able to plead justification
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