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The Tort of Defamation: Concepts and Cases on Libel and Slander in Malaysia and Singapore (E-book)

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The Tort of Defamation: Concepts and Cases on Libel and Slander in Malaysia and Singapore (E-book) By K. Kuldeep Singh

 Author K. Kuldeep Singh 
Publication Date 2016
ISBN 9789674006020

 

The Tort of Defamation is an authoritative specialist text covering various defamation situations occurring in context of the Malaysian and Singapore's landscape. The book examines the dual importance of the right of freedom of speech and expression on one hand, and the right to personal privacy.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part One: Principles of Defamation
The Defamatory Statement
Words- Contention Principle
The Identification Principle
Publication and Circulation Principle
Defamation: Cyber Libel and Liability in Virtual Ink
Criminal Defamation Action

Part Two: Defenses
General Principles of Defenses in Defamation Litigation
Malicious Falsehoods
Defenses as Provided Under the Defamation Act 1957

Part Three: Remedies
Remedies 
Injunctions 
Costs in the Matter
 
Part Four: Quantum
Common Principles
Principles Applied in Malaysia and Singapore 
Rules of Computation 
Other Compensatory Approaches 
List of Cases

Part Five: Postscript – Trespass of Reputation   
Legislative Review 
The Need to Establish the Element of ‘Harm’ in Defamation Action 
Imposing Limits on Awards, Granting Exemplary Damages, Costs 
Balancing the Chilling Effect and the Public Right to be informed 
Is There a Need for Criminalizing Defamatory Actions?     

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