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Well, if the position is that defamation is a tort actionable per se, and therefore, if defamation is established, damages are always awarded, even though they may only be nominal, if the adjudicator decides there's been a defamation, then the adjudicator will make an award of compensation in accordance with common law principles. That's the idea.

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