Defamation Act 2009


Short title and commencement.

1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Defamation Act 2009.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint, by order or orders, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so appointed for different purposes and different provisions.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (1.01.2010) by Defamation Act 2009 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 517 of 2009).

2. The 1st day of January 2010 is appointed as the day on which the Defamation Act 2009 (No. 31 of 2009) comes into operation.