English PEN and Reporters Without Borders have called for the repeal of section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 in their response to the UK Government’s consultation on the Leveson Inquiry and its implementation, which closes today. The consultation asks for views on how section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013
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The House of Lords Select Committee on Communications agrees that the term ‘relevant publisher’ is ambiguous and should be clarified.
Any publisher classified as ‘relevant’ for the purposes of the Act will risk facing financial penalties if they fail to join a regulator recognised under the Royal Charter.
The Government is consulting on the Press Standards Board of Finance petition for a Royal Charter.