Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Bill 2018

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  • Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Bill 2017
Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the: Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 to: prohibit the posting of, or threatening to post, an intimate image without consent on a social media service, relevant electronic service or a designated internet service; establish a complaints and objections system to be administered by the eSafety Commissioner; provide the commissioner with powers to issue removal notices or remedial directions; establish a civil penalty regime to be administered by the commissioner; and enable the commissioner to seek a civil penalty order from a relevant court, issue an infringement notice, obtain an injunction or enforce an undertaking, or issue a formal warning for contraventions of the civil penalty provisions; and Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to make a consequential amendment.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 06 Dec 2017
Second reading moved 06 Dec 2017
Second reading debate 13 Feb 2018
Second reading agreed to 13 Feb 2018
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
13 Feb 2018
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Nick Xenophon Team agreed to
14 Feb 2018
Third reading agreed to 14 Feb 2018
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15 Feb 2018

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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