To link to this article, copy this persistent link:
(Nov 02, 2007) According to a media report of October 19, 2007, a recent Fiji High Court decision permits Fiji media the freedom to publish any government or statutory body information regardless of how the information has been obtained. The only exception to this right is where the owners of the information are able to establish that publication is not in the public interest as provided for in the Fijian Constitution. This matter arises from the earlier decision of Justice Roger Coventry, who dissolved a temporary injunction granted to the National Provident Fund to prevent reporting by Fiji Television on an audit report by Ernest & Young on the National Provident Fund. (Fiji High Court Rules Fiji Media Has Freedom to Publish Information, RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL, Oct. 19, 2007, available at http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=35882.)
|Author:||Lisa White More by this author|
|Topic:||Freedom of information More on this topic|
|Jurisdiction:||Fiji More about this jurisdiction|
Search Legal News
Find legal news by topic, country, keyword, date, or author.
Global Legal Monitor RSS
Get the Global Legal Monitor delivered to your inbox. Sign up for RSS service.
The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can find previous news by searching the GLM.
Last updated: 11/02/2007