conditionally privileged communication

conditionally privileged communication
One made in good faith on any subject matter in which the person publishing has an interest, or in reference to which he has a duty, if made to a person having a corresponding interest or duty, even though it contains matter which otherwise would be actionable. Cook v. East Shore Newspapers, 327 Ill.App. 559, 64 N.E.2d 751, 760.
The essential elements of a conditionally privileged communication are good faith, an interest to be upheld, a statement limited in its scope to such purpose, a proper occasion, and publication in a proper manner to proper persons. Cook v. East Shore Newspapers, 327 Ill.App. 559, 64 N.E.2d 751

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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