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(1)Where a court gives judgment for the claimant in an action for defamation the court may order the defendant to publish a summary of the judgment.
(2)The wording of any summary and the time, manner, form and place of its publication are to be for the parties to agree.
(3)If the parties cannot agree on the wording, the wording is to be settled by the court.
(4)If the parties cannot agree on the time, manner, form or place of publication, the court may give such directions as to those matters as it considers reasonable and practicable in the circumstances.
(5)This section does not apply where the court gives judgment for the claimant under section 8(3) of the Defamation Act 1996 (summary disposal of claims).
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