Regina v Broadcasting Complaints Commission, ex Parte Granada Television Ltd: QBD 31 May 1993

The Commission had not been unreasonable in taking the view that a broadcast had infringed the privacy of the subject of the complaint. Judicial Review was not available against BBC for infringement of privacy.


Times 31-May-1993, Independent 04-Jun-1993


Broadcasting Act 1990 143 (1), Broadcasting Act 1983

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CitedRegina v Broadcasting Complaints Commission Ex Parte Granada Television Ltd CA 16-Dec-1994
The Broadasting Complaints Commission had been established to determine questions of privacy, and the courts should be slow to intervene. The right of privacy of an individual had not been lost by past publicity. That privacy had been infringed by . .
CitedMcKennitt and others v Ash and Another QBD 21-Dec-2005
The claimant sought to restrain publication by the defendant of a book recounting very personal events in her life. She claimed privacy and a right of confidence. The defendant argued that there was a public interest in the disclosures.
Held: . .
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Updated: 09 April 2022; Ref: scu.86222