This title was first published in 2001. The D-Notice system is a voluntary arrangement between the government and the media whereby the media agree not to publish certain information in the interests of national security. This original and thought-provoking book identifies a major deficiency in both the D-Notice system and the legal alternatives to the system.
’…very interesting…I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the question of censorship in a free society.’ Legal Information ALERT '…this is a competent that provides valuable historical insights into the so-called D-notice…There is a wealth of detail on offer…' Security Journal
Contents: Introduction; The right to freedom of speech; History of the D-Notice system in the UK to 1945; History post 1945 and current operation of the D-Notice system in the UK; History and operation of the D-Notice system in Australia; The use of the criminal law in relation to the disclosure of sensitive information; Injunctions to restrain a breach of the criminal law - UK and Australia; The use of the civil actions of breach of confidence and copyright; National security and The state; Free speech and national security; The government, media and judiciary; Recommendations and conclusion; Bibliography.
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