Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015

25 Further provisions related to section 24

(1)

The Approved Agency may lodge a notice of complaint under section 24 on behalf of a complainant and provide advice and assistance to the complainant in relation to the complaint.

(2)

The protection conferred on an online content host by section 24 does not apply if the host does not provide an easily accessible mechanism that enables a user to contact the host about specific content in the manner provided in that section.

(3)

The protection conferred on an online content host by section 24 does not apply if the person who provides the specific content does so on behalf, or at the direction, of the online content host.

(4)

Nothing in section 23 or 24 or this section affects—

(a)

section 211 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011; or

(b)

section 19 of the Bail Act 2000; or

(c)

copyright liability, or any proceedings, under the Copyright Act 1994; or

(d)

any enactment that expressly overrides section 24.

(5)

Nothing in section 23 or 24 or this section limits the right of an individual to injunctive relief in relation to the content of a digital communication posted by another person and hosted by the online content host.