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Police signs MOU with Online Safety Commission

Police signs MOU with Online Safety Commission

By Vilisi Nawaqatabu
Tuesday 14/01/2020
[Photo: Fiji Police Force]

The Fiji Police Force and the Online Safety Commission have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that gives the power and authority to Police to proceed with the prosecution of any case that has been referred to them by the Online Safety Commission under the Online Safety Act 2018.

The signing was done between the Commissioner of the Online Safety Commission Anne Dunn and the Acting Commissioner of Police Rusiate Tudravu.

Tudravu says they will be with the Commission in regards to the execution of what is required of Police and to implement it on the ground.

He says two crimes that are listed under the Online Safety Act are the Online Bullying and the Abuse [emotionally harmed or distressed in any way that has been caused by electronic communication] and the second one is the Sharing of Images and videos.

Tudravu while guaranteeing the support of the organization also mentioned that the Commissioner’s endorsement had already exists.

Dunn acknowledged the support provided by Police.

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