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Speech by the Lord Chief Justice: Parliamentary Privilege – Liberty and Due Limitation

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The Lord Chief Justice giving his speechPhoto of Lord Chief JusticeHaving spent part of his childhood in Africa, Lord Burnett, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, returned to the continent to deliver a keynote speech.

His speech ‘Parliamentary Privilege – Liberty and Due Limitation’ was the opening talk at the 21st Commonwealth Law Conference in Livingstone, Zambia, earlier today (April 9 2019).

His full speech can be read below.

 

 

 

 

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