Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007

5 Meaning of electronic message


For the purposes of this Act, an electronic message is a message sent—


using a telecommunications service; and


to an electronic address.


However, the messages listed in clause 1 of the Schedule are not electronic messages.


For the purposes of subsection (1), it is immaterial whether—


the electronic address exists; or


the message reaches its intended destination.

Compare: Spam Act 2003 s 5 (Aust)