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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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