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SPAM ACT 2003 - SECT 8

Authorising the sending of electronic messages

Attribution of authorisation to organisation

             (1)  For the purposes of this Act (including subsection (2)), if:

                     (a)  an individual authorises the sending of an electronic message; and

                     (b)  the individual does so on behalf of an organisation;

then:

                     (c)  the organisation is taken to authorise the sending of the electronic message; and

                     (d)  the individual is taken not to authorise the sending of the electronic message.

Self-authorisation

             (2)  For the purposes of this Act, if:

                     (a)  an electronic message is sent by an individual or organisation; and

                     (b)  the sending of the message is not authorised by any other individual or organisation;

the first-mentioned individual or organisation is taken to authorise the sending of the message.



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