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This instrument declares certain social media services to be 'tier 2 social media services'.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 08 Oct 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Oct-2015
Tabled Senate12-Oct-2015

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

Enhancing Online Safety for Children (Tier 2 Social Media Services) Declaration 2015

 

Enhancing Online Safety for Children Act 2015

 

 

I, MITCH FIFIELD, Minister for Communications, make the following declaration under subsection 30(1) of the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Act 2015.

Dated 7 October 2015

MITCH FIFIELD

Minister for Communications

  

  

  

 

 

1  Name of declaration

                   This declaration is the Enhancing Online Safety for Children (Tier 2 Social Media Services) Declaration 2015.

2  Commencement

                   This declaration commences on day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

Definitions

                   In this declaration:

Act means Enhancing Online Safety for Children Act 2015.

Note:          A number of expressions used in this declaration are defined in the Act, including the following:

(a)    social media service;

(b)    tier 2 social media service.

4  Declared services

                   Each of the following social media services is declared to be a tier 2 social media service for the purposes of the Act:

(a)    Google +, a social media service provided by Google Inc., having an office at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

(b)   YouTube, a social media service provided by Google Inc., having an office at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

(c)    Facebook, a social media service provided by Facebook Ireland Limited, having an office at 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland.

(d)   Instagram, a social media service provided by Instagram, LLC, having an office at 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.