Reference: 1945/1998/1

Judgement Details


Date
28/03/2003
Court
CIVIL COURT, FIRST HALL
Judiciary
VALENZIA GEOFFREY
Parties
VELLA ONOR DR GEORGE vs GRIMA NOEL
ECLI
N/A
Judgement Type
FINAL JUDGEMENT

Appealed Details


Appealed
Yes

Keywords / Summary


Keywords
DRITTIJIET FONDAMENTALI TAL-BNIEDEM, BILANC BEJN LIBERTA` TA` ESPRESSJONI U DRITTIJIET TAL-PRIVAT - DRITTIJIET FONDAMENTALI TAL-BNIEDEM, LIBERTA` TA` ESPRESSJONI - LIBELL, LIBELL FAMUZ - LIBELL, LIBERTA` TA` ESPRESSJONI - LIBELL, PARAGUN TAL-LIBELLAT MA` TERZI
Summary
Il-liberta' ta' l-istampa ghandha dejjem tigi salvagwardata billi hija wiehed mill-ingredjenti fundamentali ta' kull socjeta' demokratika. izda b'daqshekk l-istampa ma nghatax ebda passaport ta' immunita', billi tibqa' dejjem il-htiega li jinzamm sens ta' proporzjon bejn il-liberta' ta' l-espressjoni u c-censura tal-malafama.

L-attribuzzjoni ta' motivi u ghanijiet ulterjuri b'appellativi dispreggjattivi tammonta ghal libell.

Il-paragun ma' "any odious, disreputable or contemptibleperson" hu libelluz.




Operational Programme 1
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