(1) A person commits an offence if the person publishes—
(a) the fact that a person is someone (other than the offender) to whom a non-association order relates; or
(b) any information that could reasonably identify someone (other than the offender) to whom a non-association order relates.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the publication is—
(a) to a relevant person (see subsection (5)); or
(b) to a named person by, or in accordance with, a direction of a court; or
(c) part of an official report of a court proceeding and the publication is relevant to the proceeding.
(3) However, a court must not give a direction under subsection (2) (b) unless it is satisfied that the publication is in the interests of justice.
(4) An offence against this section is a strict liability offence.
(5) In this section:
"relevant person" means any of the following:
(a) the offender;
(b) a person (other than the offender) to whom the order relates;
(c) a police officer;
(d) anyone involved in the administration of the order, or any other penalty to which the offender is subject in relation to the offence for which the order was made;
(e) anyone involved in a proceeding for failure to comply with the non-association order;
(f) anyone stated in the non-association order as someone to whom the information may be published;
(g) anyone else to whom the
information is required or allowed to be published under a law of the
Territory, the Commonwealth, a State or another Territory.