CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGSIN CRIMINAL CASES (Chapters 263 through 280)
PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
TRIALS AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE JUDGMENT
Justification in libel cases
Section 8. The defendant in a prosecution for writing or publishing a libel may introduce in evidence the truth of the matter contained in the publication charged as libellous, and the truth shall be a justification, unless actual malice is proved.