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Local Bodies Cannot Sue for Libel

Local Bodies Cannot Sue for Libel A G Noorani In India the Criminal Procedure Code was amended to provide a special procedure for prosecuting persons who have defamed 'public servants' in respect of their conduct in that capacity. In this context the recent judgment of the English Court of Appeal on the disability of a local authority to sue for libel is of relevance to us.

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