Thursday, 7 March 2013
House of Commons Amendments: Defamation Bill
House of Commons Amendments: "(1) The Lord Chief Justice shall establish a Defamation Recognition Commission. (2) Schedule (Recognition Commission) makes provision relating to the Defamation Recognition Commission. (3) The Defamation Recognition Commission shall certify bodies as Independent Regulatory Boards in accordance with the criteria in Schedule (Recognition Commission). (4) An Independent Regulatory Board shall provide a recognised arbitration service as set out in Schedule (Specialist Arbitration Service). (5) A court shall take into account when awarding costs and damages whether either party, claimant or defendant in a dispute has chosen not to use the recognised arbitration service of an Independent Regulatory Board." 'via Blog this'