Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z Vol. 3, No. 5.
Essential reforms in the laws of libel are (1) the abolition of the power to award damages where no financial loss has been sustained, a plaintiff who has suffered defamation of character being given a declaration clearing his character which the libelling newspaper would be compelled to print in a form prescribed by the Court; and (2) the codification of a simplified law in one clear Act of Parliament.