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BAIL ACT 2013 - SECT 89

Restrictions on publication of association conditions

89 Restrictions on publication of association conditions

(1) A person must not publish or broadcast:
(a) the fact that a named person is a prohibited associate of an accused person, or
(b) any information calculated to identify a person as a prohibited associate of an accused person.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2) A person is a
"prohibited associate" of an accused person if a bail condition prohibits or restricts the accused person from associating with the person.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to the disclosure of information to any of the following persons:
(a) the accused person,
(b) the prohibited associate of the accused person,
(c) any member of the NSW Police Force,
(d) any person involved in the administration of bail or of any penalty to which the accused person is subject while on release on bail,
(e) any person involved in proceedings for an alleged failure to comply with a bail acknowledgment or a breach of bail conditions,
(f) any other person specified in the bail condition as a person to whom such information may be disclosed,
(g) any other person to whom such information is required to be disclosed under any other Act or law.
(4) In the case of bail granted by a court, subsection (1) does not apply to the publication or broadcasting of an official report of the proceedings of the court.



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