As a result, the Committee concludes that s 329(2) [161(2)] should be repealed.
In its present broad scope the section is unworkable and any amendments to it would be either ineffective, or would reduce its scope to such an extent that it would not prevent dishonest advertising.
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Australia also faces constitutional problems with seeking to regulate truth in political advertising given the High Court's recognition that the Australian Constitution contains an implied freedom of political discussion. Instead, when the argument is put for truth in political advertising legislation, it is really being suggested that the law should penalise electoral statements that can be shown to be false or misleading.
However, it would seem likely that the South Australian provision, which survived constitutional scrutiny in the South Australian Supreme Court in , as well as the provision suggested by the Queensland Committee, are effective and valid models by which truth in political advertising might be regulated. No law could require that such statements actually be 'true'.The notion that the law should provide for truth in political advertising is misleading. The question of whether Australian Parliaments should enact truth in political advertising laws has been a recurrent theme in electoral law in recent years.There have recently been suggestions that the Commonwealth Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters might again argue for the introduction of such laws at the federal level.(1) At the State level, South Australia has introduced truth in political advertising laws, while Queensland is on the track to doing so.Registration and access is available on the journal's Scholar One site: Full information and guidance on using Scholar One Manuscripts is available at the Emerald Scholar One Manuscripts Support Centre: Many of the Committee's conclusions were based upon reasoning by analogy with the successful operation of section 52 of the 1974 (Cth), which provides 'A corporation shall not, in trade or commerce, engage in conduct that is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead or deceive'.The Committee recommended that legislation be introduced into Queensland to regulate the use of inaccurate and misleading statements in election advertising.There have recently been suggestions that the Commonwealth Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters might again argue for the introduction of such laws at the federal level.At the State level, South Australia has introduced truth in political advertising laws, while Queensland is on the track to doing so.Find out how our measurable, integrated solutions can take your brand even further – and ensure your content resonates with your target audiences.With more leading research titles combined with leading platforms such as Scopus, Mendeley and Science Direct, which is used by 16 million scientists and professionals globally, we can give you the reach to interact and engage your target market directly.