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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 716

Defence of truth of defamatory matter still to be specially pleaded

716 Defence of truth of defamatory matter still to be specially pleaded

Section 599, as in force at any time before the commencement of this section, continues to apply in relation to a person charged with the unlawful publication of defamatory matter under the Defamation Act 1889 as if the Defamation Act 2005 , schedule 4 , amendments of the Criminal Code, item 2 had not been enacted.



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