Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill

  • enacted
33 Offence to breach automatic suppression of identity
Knowing or reckless publication

(1)

A person commits an offence if the person knowingly or recklessly publishes any name, address, occupation, or other information in breach of section 32.

(2)

A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 6 months:

(b)

in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $100,000.

Other publication

(3)

A person commits an offence if the person publishes any name, address, occupation, or other information in breach of section 32.

(4)

In a prosecution for an offence against subsection (3), it is not necessary for the prosecution to prove that the defendant intended to commit an offence.

(5)

Subsection (3) does not apply to a person who hosts material on websites or other electronic retrieval systems that can be accessed by a user unless the specific information has been placed or entered on the site or system by that person.

(6)

A person who commits an offence against subsection (3) is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, to a fine not exceeding $25,000:

(b)

in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

Compare: 2011 No 81 s 211