Defamation Laws In Andorra

Andorra defamation laws
Slander And Libel Laws In Andorra

According to a report published by the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe states that in a paper entitled Apercu des legislations nationales en matiere de diffimation et d’injure (Strasbourg, le 12 December 2003), slander and libel are criminal offenses in Andorra. The maximum prison term under the Andorra Criminal Code for defamation is three (3) years.

Push To End Criminal Libel Laws In Andorra

The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) lists Andorra as a nation in need of slander and libel reform. The MLDI lists approximately 40 other countries that fall into the “criminal libel law” category. It is unclear, however, if the government is working to reform their defamation and media laws.