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Notices of Amendments: 14 March 2013                  



Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords], continued



provides suitable powers for the arbitrator to ensure the process


operates fairly and quickly, and on an inquisitorial basis (so far as





contains transparent arrangements for claims to be struck out, for


legitimate reasons (including on frivolous or vexatious grounds);



directs appropriate pre-publication matters to the courts;



operates under the principle that arbitration should be free for


complainants to use;



ensures that the parties should each bear their own costs, subject to a


successful complainant’s costs being recoverable (having regard to


section 60 of the Act and any applicable caps on recoverable costs);





overall, is inexpensive for all parties.



The membership of a regulatory body should be open to all publishers on fair,


reasonable and non-discriminatory terms.’.


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