483. Scope of exemption.

Restrictions on free expression for the purpose of protecting the reputation or rights of others1 may relate to a variety of issues including respecting the right to life2, privacy rights3, religious rights4, fair hearing rights5, voting rights6 and commercial rights7. The right to free expression may also be restricted where it disproportionately interferes with another's free expression rights8.

Freedom of expression often has to be balanced against the right to reputation