Turkington and Others (Practising as McCartan Turkington Breen) v Times Newspapers Ltd: CANI 11 Nov 1998

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


Carswell LCJ


Times 11-Nov-1998, [1998] NI 358


Defamation Act (Northern Ireland) 1955 7 Sch para 9


Appeal fromMcCartan Turkington Breen v Telegraph Group NIHC 11-May-1998
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Appeal fromMcCartan 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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