What is the law of defamation?

Defamation is defined as spoken or written words or visible representations, concerning any person intended to harm his/her reputation. Exceptions to this include an ‘imputation of truth’ required for a ‘public good’, or the conduct of any person touching any public question, or expressing opinions on a public performance

Category: Criminal Law   Posted on: September 7, 2022

Can an externment order under the Police Act be challenged in Court?

An order of externment must always be restricted to the area of illegal activities of the externee. The executive order must demonstrate due application of mind on the part of the statutory authority. When the validity of an order is questioned, what would be seen is the material on which the satisfaction of the authority is based. The satisfaction of the authority although primarily subjective, should be based on objectivity

Category: Criminal Law   Posted on: September 7, 2022