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DEFAMATION ACT 2005 - SECT 14
When offer to make amends may be made
14 When offer to make amends may be made
(1) An offer to make amends cannot be made if--
(a) the applicable period for
an offer to make amends has expired, or
(b) a defence has been served in an
action brought by the aggrieved person against the publisher in relation to
the matter in question.
(2) For the purposes of this Act, the
"applicable period" for an offer to make amends is--
(a) if the aggrieved
person has provided further particulars in response to a
further particulars notice about a concerns notice after 14 days have elapsed
since the concerns notice was given--14 days since the publisher was given the
further particulars, or
(b) in any other case--28 days since the publisher
was given a concerns notice by the aggrieved person.
(3) If a publisher gives
more than one further particulars notice, subsection (2)(a) applies only in
respect of the first notice.
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