Williams v Reason (Note)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
JudgeLORD JUSTICE STEPHENSON,LORD JUSTICE O'CONNOR,LORD JUSTICE PURCHAS,and
Judgment Date10 November 1983
Neutral Citation[1983] EWCA Civ J1110-4
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
Docket Number83/0440 1979 W No. 758
Date10 November 1983
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  • Rajendra Prasad s/o N N Srinivasa Naidu v PP
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 28 February 1991
    ...v Church Army [1986] 1 WLR 1328; [1986] 3 All ER 715 (refd) Skone v Skone [1971] 1 WLR 812; [1971] 2 All ER 582 (refd) Williams v Reason [1988] 1 WLR 96; [1988] 1 All ER 262 (refd) Criminal Procedure Code (Cap 68, 1985 Rev Ed) ss 122 (6), 189 (1) Penal Code (Cap 224, 1985 Rev Ed) ss 71, 376......
  • Prager v Times Newspapers Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 July 1987
    ...by the Court of Appeal of a paragraph 11.12 in Duncan & Neill on Defamation which received the approval of this court in the case of Williams v. Reason (unreported) C.A. Transcripts 10th November 1983. The learned judge distinguished the Lucas-Box case: "I would add only this. I have been t......
  • Ganley v RTE
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 15 February 2017
    ...of the court in the cases of Khashoggi...and that two cases, London Computer Operators Training Ltd v BBC [1973] 1 WLR 424 and Williams v. Reason (Note) [1988] 1 WLR 96 were "on all fours with this case". 'In my view, on the essential question as to the possible meanings of the words used......
  • Ganley v Raidió Telifís Éireann
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal (Ireland)
    • 23 January 2019
    ...10 of the defence is, I believe, well supported not only by the reasoning in Polly Peck but also by the decision in Williams v. Reason [1988] 1 WLR 96 where it was clearly stated that the scope of the defence of justification should not depend upon the way in which the plaintiff pleads his......
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