5th Session, 42nd Legislature
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THE INTIMATE IMAGE PROTECTION AMENDMENT ACT
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(Assented to )
HIS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Intimate Image Protection Act is amended by this Act.
2 The following is added after section 12:
12.1 In an action for the non-consensual distribution of an intimate image,
(a) the distribution of the intimate image is presumed to have occurred without the consent of the person depicted in the image; and
(b) the defendant must establish that they had reasonable grounds to believe that they had consent to distribute the image at the time that the image was distributed.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.