13 Prohibition against publication of applicant’s or appellant’s name

(1)

If an application is made under section 9 or section 10, or an appeal is lodged under section 12, the following particulars must not be published in any report or account unless subsection (2) applies:

(a)

the name of the applicant or appellant:

(b)

any particulars leading to the identification of the applicant or appellant.

(2)

The particulars referred to in subsection (1) may be published in a report or account if the court orders that they may be published.

(3)

In deciding whether to permit the particulars referred to in subsection (1) to be published in a report or account, the court must have regard to—

(a)

the interests of any individual (including, without limitation, the applicant or appellant); and

(b)

the public interest.

(4)

Every person commits an offence if the person contravenes subsection (1) and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 3 months or a fine not exceeding $1,000, or both; or

(b)

in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $5,000.

Section 13(4): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).