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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 102P

Definitions

                   In this Part:

"information" includes any document.

"news publisher" means a person engaged in the business of publishing news or a public or community broadcasting service engaged in the publishing of news through a public news medium.

"non-publication order" means an order that prohibits or restricts the publication of information (but that does not otherwise prohibit or restrict the disclosure of information).

"party" to proceedings includes the complainant or victim (or alleged victim) in criminal proceedings and any person named in evidence given in proceedings and, in relation to proceedings that have concluded, means a person who was a party to the proceedings before the proceedings concluded.

"publish" means disseminate or provide access to the public or a section of the public by any means, including by:

                     (a)  publication in a book, newspaper, magazine or other written publication; or

                     (b)  broadcast by radio or television; or

                     (c)  public exhibition; or

                     (d)  broadcast or publication by means of the internet.

"suppression order" means an order that prohibits or restricts the disclosure of information (by publication or otherwise).



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