Announcement Date: 7 Oct 1994
A citizen has a right to safeguard the privacy of his own, his family, marriage, procreation, motherhood, child bearing and education among other matters. No one can publish anything concerning the above maters without his consent. If he does so, he would be violating the right to privacy of a person concerned and would be liable in an action for damages.
However, “any publication concerning the aforesaid aspects become unobjectionable if such publication is based upon public records”.
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