639. Publishing reports etc.

639.     Publishing reports etc.

If the PPF Ombudsman1 considers it appropriate to do so in any particular case, he may publish in such form and manner as he considers appropriate a report of any investigation carried out into a reviewable matter or maladministration2 and of the result of that investigation3. For the purposes of the law of defamation, the publication of any matter by the PPF Ombudsman under or by virtue of any provision of Chapter 6 of Part 2 of the Pensions Act 2004 will be absolutely privileged4.