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ONLINE SAFETY ACT 2021 - SECT 59

Non-periodic reporting determination

Scope

             (1)  This section applies to the following services:

                     (a)  a social media service, if there are basic online safety expectations for the service;

                     (b)  a relevant electronic service, if there are basic online safety expectations for the service;

                     (c)  a designated internet service, if there are basic online safety expectations for the service.

Determination

             (2)  The Commissioner may, by legislative instrument, determine that each provider of a service included in a specified class of services is required to:

                     (a)  do whichever of the following is specified in the determination:

                              (i)  prepare a report about the extent to which the provider complied with the applicable basic online safety expectations during the period specified in the determination;

                             (ii)  prepare a report about the extent to which the provider complied with one or more specified applicable basic online safety expectations during the period specified in the determination; and

                     (b)  prepare the report in the manner and form specified in the determination; and

                     (c)  give the report to the Commissioner:

                              (i)  within the period specified in the determination; or

                             (ii)  if the Commissioner allows a longer period--within that longer period.

             (3)  The period specified under subparagraph (2)(a)(i) or (ii):

                     (a)  must not be shorter than 6 months; and

                     (b)  must not be longer than 24 months.

             (4)  The period specified in subparagraph (2)(c)(i) must not be shorter than 28 days after the determination is made.



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