The Deputy Chair of Committees (Hon Martin Aldridge) in the chair; Hon Sue Ellery (Leader of the House) in charge of the bill.

[Speeches and comments from various members]

Hon ALISON XAMON: In my contribution to the second reading debate, I raised concerns about whether, inadvertently, people who were the subject of unwelcome images and subsequently forwarded them would be captured by this legislation. Specifically, I referred to those instances in which people receive unwelcome images and either forward them on to friends for support or republish them, particularly on a website, for the express purposes of shaming people who have sent unwelcome images. At that point, I went into a little bit more detail about the sorts of circumstances I was referring to. I want to know whether this legislation has any protections for those people.

Committee interrupted, pursuant to standing orders.


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