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The MP behind the anti-smacking legislation, Sue Bradford, says a conviction under the controversial law shows it is working well.

A 33-year-old Masterton man was sentenced to nine months' supervision including counselling after pleading guilty to assaulting the boy by grabbing him by the shoulder and smacking him three times with an open hand.

Here is the latest selection of Your Views: Note, this is not a discussion about the Kahui case, which is still before the court.Comments referring to that case will be rejected.

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