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Blasphemy Legislation in the Commonwealth

Project Leader: Alexander Ward – Past President (Australia)

In 2012 CLA identified some concerns regarding the increasing use of blasphemy legislation in the Commonwealth and commenced a project to examine how legislation was used as a remedy by courts in Malta, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Australia

The project was supported by a number of young voluntary authors. In 2013 CLA sought further assistance to complete the work on Pakistan.


Sustainable Justice

The Future Role of The Law

Commonwealth Law Conference

in Nassau, The Bahamas | 5th – 9th September 2021