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Part VIIIE+W+S+N.I. Miscellaneous and supplemental

79 Defamation.E+W+S+N.I.

Where any information communicated by a public authority to a person (“the applicant”) under section 1 was supplied to the public authority by a third person, the publication to the applicant of any defamatory matter contained in the information shall be privileged unless the publication is shown to have been made with malice.