A Study of Exceptions of Offence of Defamation with Relevant Case Laws

  • Nita Surendra Dave
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  • Nita Surendra Dave

    Student at Thakur Ramnarayan College of Law, Mumbai, India

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Defamation is defined as "whoever makes or publishes any imputation concerning any person with the intent to harm, or knowing or having reason to believe that such imputation will harm, the reputation of such person, by words that are either spoken or intended to be read, by signs, or by visible representation, is said to defame that person," as stated in section 499 of the Indian Penal Code. This paper is an attempt to analyse the various exception of defamation with all the relevant case.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 1575 - 1584

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.113953

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