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Right of Reply and Press Standards Bill


 

Right of Reply and Press Standards Bill

 

 
 

Contents

The Board and the Adjudicator: introductory provisions

1   

Press Standards Board

2   

Press Standards Adjudicator: appointment, etc.

3   

Duties and functions of the Board

4   

Duties and functions of the Adjudicator

5   

Funding of the Board and the Adjudicator

The right of reply

6   

Right of reply

Initial complaints and agreed corrections

7   

Making of initial complaint

8   

Response by relevant publication

9   

Correction where right of reply established

Complaints to and decisions of the Adjudicator

10   

Making of complaint to the Adjudicator

11   

Proceedings of the Adjudicator

12   

Actions arising from decision by the Adjudicator

Appeals to the Board

13   

Appeal to the Board

14   

Proceedings of the Board on appeal

15   

Actions arising from decision by the Board

Enforcement in individual cases

16   

Enforcement of requirements arising from individual cases

Database and periodic reviews

17   

Database of corrections, etc.

18   

Periodic reviews and research

 

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Compliance proceedings and enforcement

19   

Initial compliance proceedings

20   

Issue of enforcement notice

21   

Appeal against enforcement notice

22   

Further compliance proceedings

23   

Offence of non-compliance and penalty

Other functions of the Board

24   

Codes of practice

25   

Annual report

Relevant publications, website versions and the register

26   

Meaning of “relevant publication” and notices of exemption

27   

Website versions of a newspaper or periodical

28   

Register

Miscellaneous and final provisions

29   

Orders and regulations

30   

Interpretation

31   

Expenses

32   

Consequential amendments

33   

Short title and commencement

Schedule 1   —   

Constitution, etc., of the Board

Schedule 2   —   

Consequential amendments

 
 

 
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