10. Provided that the facts be accurately reported and in good faith, the publication in a newspaper of the following is privileged:
(a) reports of the proceedings of the Senate, the House of Commons, the National Assembly and of their committees from which the public is not excluded and reports of the Public Protector laid before the National Assembly;
(b) any notice, bulletin or recommendation emanating from a Government or municipal health service;
(c) public notices given by the Government or by a person authorized by it respecting the solvency of certain legal persons or regarding the value of certain issues of bonds, shares or stock;
(d) reports of the sittings of the courts provided they be not held in camera, and that the reports be accurate.
This provision shall not, however, affect or diminish the rights of the press under common law.
R. S. 1964, c. 48, s. 10; 1968, c. 9, s. 77, s. 90; 1968, c. 11, s. 40; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1982, c. 62, s. 143; 2009, c. 52, s. 597.