LEGAL DISCLAIMER

Nothing in this Guide constitutes legal advice. Further, by accessing this material, you are not entering into a lawyer-client relationship with the authors and/or Editor of the Guide.  This Guide is written for a New Zealand audience and is intended as an educational resource. It should not be used as a substitute for obtaining formal legal advice.

Whilst D-U strives to keep up-to-date the legal principles listed below, no responsibility is accepted for doing so.  

In respect of any factual examples given when explaining various defamation concepts, all persons mentioned are completely fictional.  

   OVERVIEW

  PUBLICATION


   IDENTIFICATION

   DEFAMATORY IMPUTATIONS

  FAQs ON DEFAMATION LIABILITY



   DEFENCES TO A DEFAMATION CLAIM

   CONSENT

   TRUTH

   HONEST OPINION


 

   PRIVILEGE

   REMEDIES TO A DEFAMATION CLAIM

   MORE INFORMATION