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R (ProLife Alliance) v BBC

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R (ProLife Alliance) v. BBC was a House of Lords case on the extent to which matters of good taste and decency are sufficient to justify the censorship of a party political broadcast. [1]

14 relations: Abortion, Appellate court, BBC, BBC v HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, BBC v Johns, Broadcasting Act 1990, Court of Appeal (England and Wales), Election commission, House of Lords, Independent Television Commission, Judicial functions of the House of Lords, Party political broadcast, ProLife Alliance, Wales.

Abortion

Abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus.

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Appellate court

An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals (American English), appeal court (British English), court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC v HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

BBC v Harper Collins (2010) EWHC 2424 was a 2010 case in English law, in which the British Broadcasting Corporation applied for an injunction to prevent HarperCollins publishing a book by Ben Collins, which was to reveal his identity as the racing driver known as 'The Stig' on the BBC's Top Gear programme.

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BBC v Johns

BBC v Johns Ch 32 is a case in UK administrative law.

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Broadcasting Act 1990

The Broadcasting Act 1990 is a law of the British parliament, often regarded by both its supporters and its critics as a quintessential example of Thatcherism.

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Court of Appeal (England and Wales)

The Court of Appeal (COA, formally "Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England") is the highest court within the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and second only to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Election commission

An election commission is a body charged with overseeing the implementation of election procedures.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Independent Television Commission

The Independent Television Commission (ITC) licensed and regulated commercial television services in the United Kingdom (except S4C in Wales) between 1 January 1991 and 28 December 2003.

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Judicial functions of the House of Lords

The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function, historically also had a judicial function.

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Party political broadcast

A party political broadcast (also known, in pre-election campaigning periods, as a party election broadcast) is a television or radio broadcast made by a political party.

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ProLife Alliance

ProLife Alliance (or simply ProLife) was an anti-abortion, single-issue political party that was active in the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2004.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_(ProLife_Alliance)_v_BBC

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