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(p. 429) 17. Freedom of expression 

(p. 429) 17. Freedom of expression
(p. 429) 17. Freedom of expression

Neil Parpworth

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date: 26 September 2020

This chapter focuses on laws governing freedom of expression in the UK. It considers laws for the control of obscenity and indecency, the publication of obscene matter, the test of obscenity, defences, powers of search and seizure, and the possession of pornographic images. The discussion also considers that part of the law of contempt of court which relates to restricting the ability of the media to report court proceedings.

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