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Yes, although I wouldn't say it's voluntary at all, even in circumstances other than that, because if an advertiser is distributing advertising leaflets, which do fall under the advertising codes but which can't be stopped by that media refusal sanction because there is no media gatekeeper, they're just handing out leaflets, we will still apply the code to advertising leaflets that appear to breach the code and we will still publish adjudications against the advertiser, which often results in them being named and shamed in articles, for example, in media coverage, and can be a very powerful deterrent of itself.

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