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SPAM ACT 2003


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Simplified outline  
   4.      Definitions  
   5.      Electronic messages  
   6.      Commercial electronic messages  
   7.      Australian link  
   8.      Authorising the sending of electronic messages  
   9.      Sending of electronic messages--carriage service providers  
   10.     Continuity of partnerships  
   11.     Extended meaning of use  
   12.     Crown to be bound  
   13.     Extension to external Territories  
   14.     Extra-territorial application  

   PART 2--RULES ABOUT SENDING COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MESSAGES

   15.     Simplified outline  
   16.     Unsolicited commercial electronic messages must not be sent  
   17.     Commercial electronic messages must include accurate sender information  
   18.     Commercial electronic messages must contain a functional unsubscribe facility  

   PART 3--RULES ABOUT ADDRESS-HARVESTING SOFTWARE AND HARVESTED-ADDRESS LISTS

   19.     Simplified outline  
   20.     Address-harvesting software and harvested-address lists must not be supplied  
   21.     Address-harvesting software and harvested-address lists must not be acquired  
   22.     Address-harvesting software and harvested-address lists must not be used  

   PART 4--CIVIL PENALTIES

   23.     Simplified outline  
   24.     Pecuniary penalties for contravention of civil penalty provisions  
   25.     Maximum penalties for contravention of civil penalty provisions  
   26.     Civil action for recovery of pecuniary penalties  
   27.     Criminal proceedings not to be brought for contravention of civil penalty provisions  
   28.     Ancillary orders--compensation  
   29.     Ancillary orders--recovery of financial benefit  
   30.     Schedule 3 (infringement notices)  

   PART 5--INJUNCTIONS

   31.     Simplified outline  
   32.     Injunctions  
   33.     Interim injunctions  
   34.     Discharge etc. of injunctions  
   35.     Certain limits on granting injunctions not to apply  
   36.     Other powers of the Federal Court unaffected  

   PART 6--ENFORCEABLE UNDERTAKINGS

   37.     Simplified outline  
   38.     Acceptance of undertakings  
   39.     Enforcement of undertakings  
   40.     Assessment of compensation for breach of undertaking  

   PART 7--MISCELLANEOUS

   41.     Formal warnings--breach of civil penalty provision  
   42.     Additional ACMA functions  
   43.     Operation of State and Territory laws  
   44.     Implied freedom of political communication  
   45.     Giving effect to international conventions  
   47.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE 1 Designated commercial electronic messages
           SCHEDULE 2 Consent
           SCHEDULE 3 Infringement notices


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