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I1Sch. 2 partly in force; Sch. 2 partly in force at Royal Assent see s. 19(2)(3); Sch. 2 in force for certain purposes at 1.4.1999 by S.I. 1999/817, art. 2(b); Sch. 2 in force for E.W. for certain purposes at 28.2.2000 (subject to savings in art. 4 of the commencing S.I.) by S.I. 2000/222, arts. 3, 4; Sch. 2 in force for S. at 31.3.2001 insofar as not already in force by S.S.I. 2001/98, art. 3(b)(i) (with transitional provision in art. 4)

I2Sch. 2 in force at 6.1.2010 for N.I. in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2009/2858, art. 3(d)

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1888 c. 64.Law of Libel Amendment Act 1888.Section 3.
1952 c. 66.Defamation Act 1952.Section 4.
Sections 7, 8 and 9(2) and (3).
Section 16(2) and (3).
The Schedule.
1955 c. 20.Revision of the Army and Air Force Acts (Transitional Provisions) Act 1955.In Schedule 2, the entry relating to the Defamation Act 1952.
1955 c. 11 (N.I.).Defamation Act (Northern Ireland) 1955.Section 4.
Sections 7, 8 and 9(2) and (3).
Section 14(2).
The Schedule.
1972 c. 9 (N.I.).Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972.In Schedule 8, paragraph 12.
1981 c. 49.Contempt of Court Act 1981.In section 4(3), the words “and of section 3 of the Law of Libel Amendment Act 1888 (privilege)”.
1981 c. 61.British Nationality Act 1981.In Schedule 7, the entries relating to the Defamation Act 1952 and the Defamation Act (Northern Ireland) 1955.
1985 c. 43.Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985.In Schedule 2, paragraphs 2 and 3.
1985 c. 61.Administration of Justice Act 1985.Section 57.
S.I. 1986/594 (N.I. 3).Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986.Article 97(2).
1990 c. 42.Broadcasting Act 1990.Section 166(3).
In Schedule 20, paragraphs 2 and 3.

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