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Defamation Concerns Notice

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Choose the sort of activity that the sender of this letter is dealing with. This letter is a concerns notice in relation to defamation. It is designed for use by a person who believes they are being defamed, and wants to rectify the situation. For other matters (not involving defamation) we have various other documents available. For general cease and desist matters, use our General Cease and Desist Notice. For infringements relating to creative work (such as unauthorised reproduction of writing, music, a painting, video or photography), use our Copyright Infringement Cease and Desist Notice. For infringements relating to logos and brand names (trademark infringements), use our Trademark Infringement Cease and Desist Notice.

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Without Prejudice


Date:................................


RE: CONCERNS NOTICE
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Defamation Act, 2005 (NSW) (hereinafter "Act")


Dear ________,

This letter serves as a Concerns Notice under the Act (hereinafter "Notice"). This Notice relates to the following published material (hereinafter "Material"):

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I refer you to the following attachments which provide evidence of the Material:

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The Material referred to me personally. I consider the Material defamatory. In particular, the Material made the following statement:

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It made the following imputation(s):

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I invite you to provide an offer to make amends, within 28 days of your receipt of this Notice, in accordance with section 14 of the Act. I also draw your attention to section 15 of the Act, which sets out certain requirements in relation to the contents and form of an offer to make amends. In particular, I note that this legislation provides that an offer to make amends:

(a) must be in writing; and

(b) must be readily identifiable as an offer to make amends under the relevant division of the Act; and

(c) if the offer is limited to any particular defamatory imputations, must state that the offer is so limited and particularise the imputations to which the offer is limited; and

(d) must include an offer to publish, or join in publishing, a reasonable correction of the matter in question or, if the offer is limited to any particular defamatory imputations, the imputations to which the offer is limited; and

(e) if material containing the matter has been given to someone else by the publisher or with the publisher's knowledge, must include an offer to take, or join in taking, reasonable steps to tell the other person that the matter is or may be defamatory of the aggrieved person; and

(f) must include an offer to pay the expenses reasonably incurred by the aggrieved person before the offer was made and the expenses reasonably incurred by the aggrieved person in considering the offer; and

(g) may include any other kind of offer, or particulars of any other action taken by the publisher, to redress the harm sustained by the aggrieved person because of the matter in question.

Without prejudice to any of my future legal rights in relation to this matter, I also require the following:

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Yours sincerely,



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Without Prejudice


Date:................................


RE: CONCERNS NOTICE
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Defamation Act, 2005 (NSW) (hereinafter "Act")


Dear ________,

This letter serves as a Concerns Notice under the Act (hereinafter "Notice"). This Notice relates to the following published material (hereinafter "Material"):

________

I refer you to the following attachments which provide evidence of the Material:

________

The Material referred to me personally. I consider the Material defamatory. In particular, the Material made the following statement:

________

It made the following imputation(s):

________

I invite you to provide an offer to make amends, within 28 days of your receipt of this Notice, in accordance with section 14 of the Act. I also draw your attention to section 15 of the Act, which sets out certain requirements in relation to the contents and form of an offer to make amends. In particular, I note that this legislation provides that an offer to make amends:

(a) must be in writing; and

(b) must be readily identifiable as an offer to make amends under the relevant division of the Act; and

(c) if the offer is limited to any particular defamatory imputations, must state that the offer is so limited and particularise the imputations to which the offer is limited; and

(d) must include an offer to publish, or join in publishing, a reasonable correction of the matter in question or, if the offer is limited to any particular defamatory imputations, the imputations to which the offer is limited; and

(e) if material containing the matter has been given to someone else by the publisher or with the publisher's knowledge, must include an offer to take, or join in taking, reasonable steps to tell the other person that the matter is or may be defamatory of the aggrieved person; and

(f) must include an offer to pay the expenses reasonably incurred by the aggrieved person before the offer was made and the expenses reasonably incurred by the aggrieved person in considering the offer; and

(g) may include any other kind of offer, or particulars of any other action taken by the publisher, to redress the harm sustained by the aggrieved person because of the matter in question.

Without prejudice to any of my future legal rights in relation to this matter, I also require the following:

________

52 225 2588 22 5528552282 5282225 22 2588 882552822 882582 252 52858525 2822 225825, 5 8888 82 225825 22 2522 82258 582822 5258282 225 8222822 588 585885882 5525228 525 52225828, 525 252 52 82 8825252 2552525 8552822 22 225.


Yours sincerely,



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