Using trespass in newsgathering (2010)
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PublisherNine to Noon, Radio New Zealand National
University of Canterbury. School of Law
It doesn’t happen often in New Zealand, but sometimes media use disreputable methods to obtain stories. One of these is trespass. Unauthorised entry on to another’s land is a trespass and is wrongful. The occupier of the land may bring a civil action for damages and, in some circumstances, a criminal prosecution may also result.
CitationCheer, U. (2010) Using trespass in newsgathering.
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ANZSRC Fields of Research48 - Law and legal studies::4806 - Private law and civil obligations::480605 - Tort law
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