Defamation Act 1996

9(1)A fair and accurate copy of or extract from a notice or other matter issued for the information of the public by or on behalf ofโ€”E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a legislature in any member State or the European Parliament;

(b)the government of any member State, or any authority performing governmental functions in any member State or part of a member State, or the European Commission;

(c)an international organisation or international conference.

(2)In this paragraph โ€œgovernmental functionsโ€ includes police functions.