Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007

5 Meaning of electronic message

(1)

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

(a)

using a telecommunications service; and

(b)

to an electronic address.

(2)

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

(3)

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

(a)

the electronic address exists; or

(b)

the message reaches its intended destination.

Compare: Spam Act 2003 s 5 (Aust)