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Body Corporate And Community Management Act 1997

Chapter 3
Part 1
Division 4
Section 111A

Protection of body corporate and committee from liability for defamation | Section 111A

(1)This section applies if—

(a)the committee for the body corporate for a community titles scheme publishes required material for a general meeting of the body corporate under the regulation module applying to the scheme; and

(b)the required material contains defamatory matter.

(2)Each of the following is not liable for defamation by the publication of the defamatory matter as mentioned in subsection (1)—

(a)the body corporate;

(b)the committee, or a member of the committee, other than a member of the committee who submitted the motion or explanatory note containing the defamatory matter.

(3)In this section—

committee or member of the committee, for a community titles scheme for which a body corporate manager is engaged to carry out the functions of a committee for the body corporate and each of its executive members, means the body corporate manager.

required material, for a general meeting of the body corporate, means any of the following required under the regulation module applying to the community titles scheme to be published for the general meeting—

(a)a motion submitted other than by or for the committee for the general meeting;

(b)the substance of a motion mentioned in paragraph (a);

(c)an explanatory note for a motion mentioned in paragraph (a) prepared by the submitter of the motion.

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