Policy paper

Independent self-regulation of the press: who does it apply to?

A short guide giving details of the current proposals for press self-regulation, in the wake of the Leveson Report.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Independent self-regulation of the press: who does it apply to?

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A new system of voluntary self-regulation of the press, supported by an independent recognition process, is being introduced following the publication of Lord Justice Leveson’s report. This guide helps you to understand the scope of the current rules for self-regulation.

You can also view our flowchart explaining the definition of ‘relevant publisher’.

Published 23 April 2013