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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 23XH

Restrictions on publication

                   A person must not intentionally, in any report of a proceeding under this Division, publish:

                     (a)  the name of the suspect; or

                     (b)  any information likely to enable the identification of the suspect;

unless the suspect has been charged with a relevant offence or the magistrate, by order, has authorised such publication.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 12 months.



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