Evans on defamation in Singapore and Malaysia by Doris Chia

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Published by LexisNexis in Singapore, Dayton, Ohio .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Libel and slander -- Singapore,
  • Libel and slander -- Malaysia

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Book details

Statementauthors, Doris Chia, Rueben Mathiavaranam ; general editor, Keith R. Evans.
ContributionsMathiavaranam, Rueben., Evans, Keith R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKPP414.7 .C45 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22517610M
ISBN 109789812366139
LC Control Number2008339573

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Doris co-authored the 3rd edition of, “ Evans on Defamation in Singapore and Malaysia ” ( Ed). The book was cited in various judgments in Singapore and Malaysia including the following: Low Tuck Kwong v Sukamto Sia SGCA 6, Singapore Court of Appeal. Reading Time: 5 minutesAs Victor Hugo wrote in Les Miserables: “Whether true or false, what is said about men often has as much influence on their lives, and particularly on their destinies, as what they do.” Reputation has always been important.

When thinking about the damage done to reputation especially by defamation, high profile cases involving Singapore’s political [ ]Author: Dion Ng. Doris Chia is a strategic advisor and skilled litigator with expertise in civil & commercial litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution, defamation law, contract law, insurance law, company law and property law and other areas of law.

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(Central Law Book Company, ). 3 Cottrell, Jill. In Evans on defamation in Singapore and Malaysia book, defamation is a criminal offence (section of the Penal Code). The police can take action and arrest the offender for defamation if sufficient evidence is found.

For the prosecution of a defamation offence, it is necessary to prove that the defamer has the intention, knowledge or. Doris is recognised to be a leading authority in Singapore on defamation.

She has written two legal textbooks on the defamation law titled, “Defamation: Principles and Procedure in Singapore and Malaysia” (1st edition, Ed, LexisNexis) and “Evans on Defamation in Singapore and Malaysia” (3rd edition, Ed, LexisNexis). The laws governing defamation in Singapore is the Penal Code and the Defamation Act.

On the other hand, the Limitation Act governs the statute of limitations of filing a civil action based on tort or when the law imposes a fine for violation of the defamation law.

With regards to journalism, it is not only Continue reading Defamation Laws In Singapore →. Defamation is actionable even if you posted a photo, or commented on a photo or post. When it comes to internet defamation, the defamation may spread outside Singapore if the readers of the defamatory words are located outside Singapore.

The time and extent of the publication would affect the amount of damages which the claimant can claim from you. Defamation law of Singapore recognizes two types of defamation: libel and slander.

Every public mean of information is under this law, and this can create difficulties in the work of media. If the statement is based on valuable arguments, then it is not the act of defamation.

The punishment for the party that has made the defamation is being. Chia, Doris Mathiavaranam, Rueben Evans on Defamation in Singapore and Malaysia Singapore LexisNexis Chin, C.

Barr, Michael D. Trocki, Carl A. Paths Not Taken: Political Pluralism in Post-War Singapore Singapore NUS Press Cited by: The law of defamation in Malaysia is primarily based on the English common law principles except insofar as it has been modified by the Malaysian Defamation Act (Talib, ).

The Malaysian Defamation Act is in pari materia with the English Defamation Act (Talib, ).Author: Ahmad Masum, Rejab Md Desa. The Tort of Defamation is an authoritative specialist text covering various defamation situations occurring in context of the Malaysian and Singapore's landscape.

The book examines the dual importance of the right of freedom of speech and expression on one. (a) if the offer is accepted by the party aggrieved and is duly performed, no proceedings for libel or slander shall be taken or continued by that party against the person making the offer in respect of the publication in question (but without prejudice to any cause of action against any other person jointly responsible for that publication).

Under the Defamation Act, defamation is regarded as a civil offence instead, and possible remedies include compensation to the victim and injunctions (banning the offender from posting again). Legal Defences To Defamation. Under common law in Singapore, there are 2 primary defences to defamation, for those defined as without privilege.

They are. In a recent Singapore High Court case, Qingdao Bohai Construction Group Co, Ltd and others v Goh Teck Beng and another [] SGHCthe Plaintiffs failed to prove defamation mainly because they could not establish that the Defendants had published allegedly defamatory online : Andy Leck.

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Doris has authored two legal textbooks, “Defamation: Principles and Procedure in Singapore and Malaysia” ( Ed) and “Evans on Defamation in Singapore and Malaysia” ( Ed) which are referred to by judges, legal practitioners and law students in these jurisdictions.

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The Law of Defamation in Singapore & Malaysia 2 copies Angus art at the American Angus Association 1 copy The Travelers Recipe Book: Recipes of Central Washington and the Northwest 1 copy. Based on data collated concerning defamation cases decided by the Singapore courts from tothis monograph assesses the trends in the courts’ use of foreign decisions and the diverse origins and nature of the foreign sources.

In addition to the research methodology, it discusses the comparative law literature relating to such use of foreign precedents by judges and their. The books, which are the first of their kind, are titled Practitioners' Guide On Damages Awarded For Defamation Cases In Singapore, and Law And Practice Of Tribunals In Singapore.

For the prosecution of criminal defamation, it must be shown that the defamer intended, or knew, or had reason to believe his words would harm the reputation of the victim. In addition, defamation is also a wrongful act that can give rise to civil action under the tort of defamation and the Defamation Act.

A tort is a breach of civil duty owed.Law of defamation in Malaysia and Singapore / Salleh Buang Central Law Book Co Kuala Lumpur Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for. In Malaysia, the recent case of GS Realty Sdn Bhd v Lee Kong Seng has set the precedent for the imposition of liability for third party comments.

In this case, Lee Kong Seng was sued for defamation for his defamatory statements posted in. mixture of ownership, legislation, defamation suits, harassment and self-censorship on the part of the media. Media ownership in Singapore is carefully regulated and media content strictly monitored.

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Tort of Defamation before the Singapore Courts – A Comparative and Empirical Study BUY IT SGD Based on data collated concerning defamation cases decided by the Singapore courts from tothis monograph assesses the trends in the courts’ use of foreign decisions and the diverse origins and nature of the foreign sources.

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This article will look at the two defamation laws in Singapore: the criminal law that can lead to jail for person who intended to harm another by spreading false information, and the civil law, which applies even if the person did not intend to defame. It will consider how Singapore’s defamation laws can affect various types of businesses.

Leading Singapore media freedom advocate Professor Cherian George says Singapore’s courts tend to disregard the standard defense against defamation that it is justified in the public interest.

Based on previous judgments, he says, the courts in Singapore tend to side with the public official’s right to protect his or her reputation rather.4 Laws of Malaysia ACT Defamation 5 LAWS OF MALAYSIA Act DEFAMATION ACT An Act relating to the law of libel and slander and other malicious falsehoods.

[Peninsular Malaysia July ; Sabah and Sarawak MayL.N. /] Short title 1. This Act may be cited as the Defamation Act Interpretation 2.

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