The Law of the Press: A Digest of the Law Specially Affecting Newspapers, with a Chapter on Foreign Press Codes, and an Appendix Containing the Text of All the Leading Statutes

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Seite xx - The liberty of the press is, indeed, essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter when published.
Seite 244 - ... idle and disorderly person within the true intent and meaning of this Act ; and it shall be lawful for any Justice of the Peace to commit such offender...
Seite 248 - Trial, the Jury sworn to try the Issue may give a general Verdict of Not guilty upon the whole Matter put in Issue upon such Indictment or Information ; and shall not be required or directed, by the Court or Judge before whom such Indictment or Information...
Seite 249 - ... to bring into hatred or contempt, or to excite disaffection against the person of Her Majesty, her heirs, or successors, or the government and constitution of the United Kingdom, as by law established, or either House of Parliament, or the administration of justice, or to excite Her Majesty's subjects, to attempt otherwise than by lawful means...
Seite 253 - Newspaper or other periodical Publication a full Apology for the said Libel, or, if the Newspaper or periodical Publication in which the said Libel appeared should be ordinarily published at Intervals exceeding One Week, had offered to publish the said Apology in any Newspaper or periodical Publication to be selected by the Plaintiff in such Action...
Seite 238 - Action may plead the General Issue, and give the special Matter in Evidence...
Seite 247 - No action, suit, or information, or any other proceeding, of what nature soever, shall be brought against any person for anything done or omitted to be done in pursuance of this Act, or in the execution of the authorities under this Act, unless notice in writing shall be given by the party intending to prosecute siich suit, information, or other proceeding, to the intended defendant...
Seite 82 - Libel is a false and unprivileged publication by writing, printing, picture, effigy, or other fixed representation to the eye, which exposes any person to. hatred, contempt, ridicule, or obloquy, or which causes him to be shunned or avoided, or which has a tendency to injure him in his occupation.
Seite 233 - Proprietor to assign his Interest, or any portion of his Interest therein, by making Entry in the said Book of Registry of such Assignment, and of the Name and Place of Abode of the Assignee thereof...
Seite 253 - Libel, and such Payment into Court shall be of the same Effect and be available in the same Manner and to the same Extent, and be subject to the same Rules and Regulations as to Payment of Costs and the Form of Pleading, except so far as regards the pleading of the additional Facts herein-before required to be pleaded by such Defendant, as if Actions for Libel had not been excepted from the personal Actions in which it is lawful to pay Money into Court...

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