S.I. No. 163/2010 - Defamation Act 2009 (Press Council) Order 2010.

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S.I. No. 163/2010 - Defamation Act 2009 (Press Council) Order 2010.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 27th April, 2010.
I, DERMOT AHERN, Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, being satisfied that The Press Council of Ireland complies with the minimum requirements specified in Schedule 2 to the Defamation Act 2009 (No. 31 of 2009), hereby, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 44 of that Act, make the following order with respect to which, pursuant to subsection (7) of that section, a draft has been laid before each House of the Oireachtas and a resolution approving of the draft has been passed by each such House:
1. This Order may be cited as the Defamation Act 2009 (Press Council) Order 2010.
2. It is declared that The Press Council of Ireland shall be recognised for the purposes of the Defamation Act 2009 (No. 31 of 2009) as the Press Council.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
21 April 2010.
DERMOT AHERN,
Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
This Order recognises the Press Council of Ireland as the Press Council for the purposes of the Defamation Act 2009 .

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