HI---I HAVE A CASE THAT A MAN HAS MADE AN RECORDING ON AN "MP3" TAPE THAT IS EITHER --LIBALIES OR SLANDERS --BUT IT WAS OVER 12 MONTH AGO AT A MEETING IN LONDON---BUT IT WAS ONLY SEEN ON THE NET LAST WEEK--DO I HAVE A CASE TO SUE THIS MANREGARDSCLIVE HUGHESPRIVATE PLEASE
System of Law: England-and-Wales
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what is it you want to know that i have not said --ch
Actually it doesn't matter.If this was over 12 months old then you are out of time under the Limitation Act to bring a defamation action. You can apply for an extension of time under S32 but you have to show very good grounds - for instance, the defendant was hiding from you.Time runs from the date of the unlawful act unfortunately not the date it comes to your attention. You could try to use S32 on the basis that you've only just found out about it but its not always allowed I'm afraid.Whether it amounts to a defamatory comment or not is another matter.In any event, a defamation action costs in excess of £25,000 and there is no legal aid.Sorry thats probably not the answer you wanted but it is the position that you have and I have a duty to give you truthful and accurate information even though its not what I want to say.Hope this helps. Please rate my answer OK SERVICE or above and then I will continue with this for free.
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