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The public interest defence, this applies to civil proceedings, save for proceedings for defamation. Could I ask you, please, to explain two matters.

First of all, defamation is not included, because there are separate defences of course to defamation claims, which are not related to the public interest, save in the limited context of qualified privilege and the Reynolds defence?

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