Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Urgent Interim Classification of Publications and Prevention of Online Harm) Amendment Bill

Hon Jan Tinetti

Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Urgent Interim Classification of Publications and Prevention of Online Harm) Amendment Bill

Government Bill

268—2

Contents

Commentary
Key
1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5New section 4AA inserted (Application of Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015)
4AAApplication of Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015
5ASection 13 amended (Submission of publications by others)
5BSection 14 amended (How to submit publications (officials))
5CNew section 14A inserted (How to submit publications (online content hosts))
14AHow to submit publications (online content hosts)
6New sections 22A to 22D and cross-heading inserted
22AInterim classification assessments by Classification Office
22BNotice, registration, and effect of interim classification assessments
22CNo action to lie against officials
22DNo action to lie against service providers and online content hosts
7Section 38 amended (Decisions of Classification Office)
8Section 103 amended (Inspectors of Publications)
9New Part 7A inserted
119ADefinitions for Part 7A
119BApplication of Part and regulations
119CIssue of take-down notices
119DContents of take-down notices
119EOnline content host must comply with take-down notice
119FNo action to lie against officials
119GNo action to lie against online content host
119HEnforcement of take-down notices
119IRemedies and costs
119JReview of take-down notices
119KReporting
119LElectronic system to prevent public access to objectionable online publications
119MEstablishment of electronic system
119NApproval of electronic system for operation
119OReview of decisions and actions relating to operation of electronic system
9ASection 131 amended (Offence to possess objectionable publication)
10New section 124AB 132C and cross-heading inserted (Offence to livestream objectionable content)
124AB132COffence to livestream objectionable content or share objectionable livestreamed content
11Section 131 amended (Offence to posses objectionable publication)
12Section 149 amended (Regulations)
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: