Westcott v Westcott – WLR Daily

Posted July 17th, 2008 in complaints, defamation, law reports, police, privilege by sally

Westcott v Westcott [2008] EWCA Civ 818; [2008] WLR (D) 241

A person who made a complaint to the police, thereby instigating a police investigation which did not lead to a prosecution, was entitled to rely on the defence of absolute privilege if defamation proceedings were subsequently brought.”

WLR Daily, 16th July 2008

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