23 FMA’s warnings, reports, guidelines, or comments protected by qualified privilege

For the purposes of clause 3 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Defamation Act 1992, any warning, report, guideline, or comment issued or made by the FMA in the course of the performance or intended performance of its functions must be treated as an official report made by a person holding an inquiry under the authority of the Parliament of New Zealand.

Compare: 1978 No 103 s 28(7); 1986 No 5 s 106(10)