Deputy Prime Minister of Great Britain Nick Clegg said that in spring 2011 before the British Parliament will be presented a new draft law on libel. It greatly enhances your ability to protect its reputation, as well as for reasonable opportunity to publish investigative journalism. Let's hope that the British Themis will not allow themselves up to the campaign to curtail freedom of speech in Ukraine and will not blindly play along with Ukrainian oligarchs. Commentary Fund "First People": The flood of claims from abroad turns for British justice in a natural disaster: too often strict laws designed to protect Britons from defamation on the Internet now trying to take advantage of the selfish plaintiffs. If a man really suffered from slander, then we have every right to seek redress in court. Learn more on the subject from Hyundai. English courts are really strict about defamatory journalistic attack. For this reason, the media mostly try to resolve the situation without a trial.
Uncompromising law encourages them to also specifically responsible attitude to the verification of facts. K Unfortunately, the English courts just diligently protect the interests of those who try to cheat the justice system or use it as a means of personal enrichment. Actually, the distinction between the letter and spirit of the law is one of the internal contradictions of the British legal system. But it is worth considering some of the nuances. In civil cases, such as accusations of libel law in Britain allows the judge, in ruling for the plaintiff, assign a token amount of compensation is even less a pound, if the plaintiff was not injured. Conversely, if the judge deems it a sham, he may require the plaintiff to pay a penalty proportional to the damage and the fine can make millions of pounds. Consequently, Ukrainian plaintiffs should proceed with caution. The provisions of British law, which was so pleased with Ukrainian oligarchs, could change as early as this spring that much harder to obtain compensation. Perhaps we should improve the Ukrainian legislation on protection of honor and dignity in accordance with the standards of the XXI century and begin to resolve these conflicts at home?