Defamation damages


Usually the most appropriate- Elton John v Mirror. 

1) remoteness: damage has to be reasonably foreseeable to be legally compensated Slipper v BBC.

2) size of awards: Rantzen v Mirror and Elton John v Mirror. 

New powers under the Defamation Act S12 DA 13- power of court to give a summary of its judgement to be published. 

S13 DA 13- order to remove the statement or cease distribution. 

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