About the Bill
A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the law of defamation; replace the common law delicts of verbal injury with delicts of malicious publication; and for connected purposes.
The Justice Committee has been designated lead committee for Stage 1 scrutiny of the Bill.
The Committee launched its call for views on Friday 17 January 2020, with a closing date of Friday 13 March 2020.
Read the call for views