South Australian Government Gazette

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Damages for Defamation Proceedings

Thursday, June 7, 2018

DEFAMATION ACT 2005
 Declaration under Section 33(3)

I, VICKIE CHAPMAN, Attorney-General, being the Minister to whom administration of the Defamation Act 2005 is committed, HEREBY DECLARE in accordance with sub‑section (3) of section 33 of the Defamation Act 2005 that on and from 1 July 2018 the maximum amount of damages that may be awarded for non-economic loss in defamation proceedings shall be THREE HUNDRED AND NINETY EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($398,500).

Vickie Chapman
Attorney-General

CSO 18/0379