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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 356GB

Publication of paid electoral advertisements on the internet

356GB Publication of paid electoral advertisements on the internet

(1) A person must not, during the regulated period, publish an advertisement containing electoral matter on the internet, or cause, permit or authorise such an advertisement to be published, if:
(a) the advertisement is paid for by the person or another person, and
(b) the name and address of the person who authorised the advertisement do not appear at the end of the advertisement.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.
(2) A person does not commit the offence in subclause (1) if the person establishes that the matter published on the internet forms part of a general commentary on a website.
(3) In this clause, the
"address" of a person means an address, including a full street address and suburb or locality, that is located in Australia at which the person can usually be contacted during the day, but does not include a post office box.



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