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C.C.S.M. c. D20: Table of Contents

C.C.S.M. c. D20

The Defamation Act

1 Definitions
2 Presumption of damage
3 Allegations of plaintiff
4 Apology in mitigation of damages
5 Payment into court by way of amends
6 General or special verdict
7 Consolidation of actions for same defamation
8(1) Assessment and apportionment of damages and costs
(2) Apportionment
9(1) Publication of opinions expressed by other
(2) Duty to inquire
10(1) Certain reports and other publications privileged
(2) Further privilege
(3) Application of section
(4) Where subsecs. (1) and (2) not applicable
(5) Existing privileges not limited
11(1) Reports of proceedings in court privileged
(2) Where subsec. (1) not applicable
12 Application of secs. 10 and 11
13 Application of sections 14 to 18
14(1) Notice of action
(2) Service of notice
15 Place of trial
16(1) Evidence in mitigation of damages
(2) Mitigation
17(1) When plaintiff to recover special damage only
(2) Retraction in case of candidate
18(1) Non-application of sections 14 and 17
(2) Production of evidence
(3) Where sections 14 & 17 not applicable
19(1) Libel of race, creed or sexual orientation
(1.1) Criminal conduct excluded
(2) Persons liable
(3) Meaning of "publication"
(4) One action only
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