Social media terms of use

When using the Law Reform Commission’s social media platforms, you agree to comply with our terms of use as outlined below.

  1. We welcome your comments on the Law Reform Commission’s social media, and ask that you show courtesy, respect and do not use the platforms to abuse, provide offensive or inappropriate content for unlawful purposes.
  2. Information posted on our sites is not intended to be legal advice and should not be used as such.
  3. The Law Reform Commission asks that you protect your own personal privacy and that of others by not including personal information of yourself or of others to the page (for example, names, email addresses, private addresses or phone numbers).
  4. Opinions or views expressed on the Law Reform Commission’s social media sites by people external to the Law Reform Commission represent the thoughts of individual bloggers and online communities, and not the Law Reform Commission.
  5. While the Law Reform Commission makes reasonable efforts to monitor and/or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we cannot always respond in real-time. The Law Reform Commission’s social media platforms are monitored during business hours and responses to comments will only be provided during business hours (excluding public holidays).
  6. The Law Reform Commission reserves the sole right to review, hide or delete any comments it deems inappropriate. Comments including, but not limited to, the following may be deleted or hidden:
    1. abusive or hurtful comments about a blogger, another participant, Law Reform Commission members or staff of the Law Reform Commission, which may include:
      1. inappropriate or discriminatory language (e.g. profanity, racial, ethnic, disability, age, religion or gender-based)
      2. personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments (e.g. negative personal or untrue comments about a person)
    2. views that impersonate or falsely represent any other person or falsely state or misrepresent affiliation with a person or entity;
    3. irrelevant and redundant comments to the topic being discussed (e.g. promotion of events, groups, websites, organisations and programs not related to or affiliated with the Law Reform Commission)
    4. comments that violate the privacy of Law Reform Commission members, staff or stakeholders
    5. content that may or would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, provincial, national or international law or regulation in the world (or encourage others to do so).
  7. Persistent inappropriate use of the Law Reform Commission’s social media platforms will lead to the user being blocked from the Law Reform Commission’s platforms, and/or reported to the platforms Administrator for breach of their terms of use.
  8. Links from the Law Reform Commission’s social media sites to other websites are provided as a guide only and does not constitute endorsement of those sites by the Law Reform Commission and as such we are not responsible for the content of external websites. On X (formerly known as Twitter), reposts (and quote reposts (retweets) do not imply endorsement of any kind.
  9. The Law Reform Commission cannot promise to answer all questions and is unable to reply individually to all messages received on its social media platforms. The preferred method for correspondence is via email at
  10. If you follow or like the Law Reform Commission’s account on a social media platform, the Law Reform Commission will not automatically follow or like you back. Being followed or liked by the Law Reform Commission does not imply endorsement of any kind.
  11. By submitting content to the Law Reform Commission’s social media platforms, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public and is considered a public record.
  12. The Law Reform Commission makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents on its social media platforms and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in their content. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including, but not limited to, the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, is given with respect to the contents of social media or its links to other online resources.













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13 Feb 2024

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