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Section 2.4. Freedom of expression through the media and electronic communication and public demonstrations is guaranteed, subject to the law.

Proposed Amendments to Section

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Proposed Amendment to Section 2.4.

Proposed Amendment to Section 2.4.

  • sdonald01

    Responsibilities of the media.

    Section 2.4. All members of the media, notwithstanding the constitutional rights mentioned above, will be held libel either individually, or grouped to form a collective, for disseminating or printing non factual or inaccurate statements in any form. This is not intended to prevent discourse, but rather to ensure responsibility of the free press and its agents.

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Proposed Amendment to Section 2.4.

  • Caledonialan

    Proposed combination of 2.4 and 2.8, in light of ECHR

    Section 2.4. Freedom of expression, by whatever means, is guaranteed for all, subject to such cconditions as may be prescribed by law within the limits laid down by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Proposed Amendment to Section 2.4.


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