qualified privilege


qualified privilege
qualified privilege see privilege 1a

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

qualified privilege

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • qualified privilege — One defense to prima facie case of defamation is qualified privilege, also referred to as conditional privilege, in which interest that defendant is seeking to vindicate is conditioned upon publication in reasonable manner and for proper purpose …   Black's law dictionary

  • Qualified privilege — The defense of qualified privilege permits persons in positions of authority or trust to make statements or relay or report statements that would be considered slander and libel if made by anyone else. In New Zealand and Ontario, for instance,… …   Wikipedia

  • qualified privilege — noun : a privilege that arises and is available in the law of libel and slander when there are facts justifying the statement written or spoken but that may not be available when the words are uttered with malice or without good faith compare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • qualified privilege — See conditionally privileged communication …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • privilege — priv·i·lege n [Latin privilegium law affecting a specific person, special right, from privus private + leg lex law] 1: a right, license, or exemption from duty or liability granted as a special benefit, advantage, or favor: as a: an exemption… …   Law dictionary

  • qualified — qual·i·fied / kwä lə ˌfīd/ adj 1: fitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose or condition 2 a: being in compliance or accordance with specific requirements or conditions a qualified voter b: eligible under applicable requirements… …   Law dictionary

  • privilege — A particular and peculiar benefit or advantage enjoyed by a person, company, or class, beyond the common advantages of other citizens. An exceptional or extraordinary power or exemption. A peculiar right, advantage, exemption, power, franchise,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • privilege — /ˈprɪvəlɪdʒ / (say privuhlij) noun 1. a right or immunity enjoyed by a person or persons beyond the common advantages of others. 2. a special right or immunity granted to persons in authority or office; a prerogative. 3. a prerogative, advantage …   Australian English dictionary

  • Qualified — Qualify Qual i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Qualified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Qualifying}.] [F. qualifier, LL. qualificare, fr. L. qualis how constituted, as + ficare (in comp.) to make. See {Quality}, and { Fy}.] 1. To make such as is required; to give… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • qualified elector — A person who is qualified to vote at an election but may or may not exercise his Franchise or privilege of voting. Bergevin v Curtz, 127 Cal 86, 89, 59 11 312. See qualification of elector; qualified voter …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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