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Non-consensual distribution of intimate images

A person (the offender ) commits an offence if—

        (a)     the offender distributes an intimate image of another person; and

        (b)     the offender—

              (i)     knows the other person does not consent to the distribution; or

              (ii)     is reckless about whether the other person consents to the distribution.

Maximum penalty:

        (a)     for an aggravated offence—400 penalty units, imprisonment for 4 years or both; or

        (b)     in any other case—300 penalty units, imprisonment for 3 years or both.

Note     Section 72EA (Aggravated offences—pt 3A offences involving family violence) makes provision in relation to an aggravated offence against this section.

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