Defamation Amendment Bill 2021 (34 of 2021)

Last Update: 9 September 2022

Defamation Amendment Bill 2021 (34 of 2021)

Introduced by: Attorney General

Text of Bill as introduced

Reprint of Bill

House of Assembly - stage Date passed Legislative Council - stage Date passed
First reading 24/08/2021 First reading 17/09/2021
Resumed Resumed
2nd Reading moved * 2/09/2021 2nd Reading moved * 22/09/2021
2nd Reading committed 2/09/2021 2nd Reading committed 22/09/2021
Committee Committee 22/09/2021
Reported Reported 22/09/2021
Amended #   Amended #  
Third reading 2/09/2021 Third reading 27/10/2021
Negatived Negatived
Royal Assent 12/11/2021 Act 16 of 2021
Second reading Clause notes Fact sheet  


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