A meeting was not a public meeting just because the public attended without objection. A press conference to which press only had had invitations was not as such public, and a report of it was not protected under the Act
Times 11-Nov-1998,  NI 358
Appeal from – McCartan Turkington Breen v Telegraph Group NIHC 11-May-1998
Appeal from – McCartan Turkington Breen (A Firm) v Times Newspapers Limited HL 2-Nov-2000
(Northern Ireland) The defendant reported a press conference at which the claims denying the criminal responsibility of an army private were made. The report was severely critical of the claimants, who then sued in defamation. The defendants claimed . .
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Defamation, Northern Ireland
Updated: 10 April 2022; Ref: scu.90023