Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Regulations 1994

  • This version was replaced on 1 November 2017 to make corrections to rules 10(5)(b), 51(1), and 54 under section 25(1)(j)(ii), and (k) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Films labels

Heading: replaced, on 1 October 2012, by section 27 of the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 62).

19 Displaying labels

(1)

Except as provided in sections 7 and 8 of the Act, every film that is supplied to the public or offered for supply to the public must have displayed on it, in the following manner, the label issued in respect of that film:

(a)

1 copy of the label must be displayed,—

(i)

if there is a film slick inserted inside the sleeve of the display case relating to the film, on that film slick so as to be visible through the front face of the display case; or

(ii)

if there is no film slick inserted inside the sleeve of the display case relating to the film, on the front face of the display case; and

(b)

1 copy of the label must also be displayed,—

(i)

if the film is in a cassette, on the front face of the cassette or on the spine of the cassette; or

(ii)

if the film is on a spool or other similar device, on the front face of the spool or device.

(2)

Every label required to be displayed, pursuant to this regulation, on any film must be of the following size:

(a)

in the case of a label required to be displayed pursuant to subclause (1)(a), not less than 2.5 cm in height and not less than 5.5 cm in width:

(b)

in the case of a label required to be displayed pursuant to subclause (1)(b), not less than 1.75 cm in height and not less than 4.5 cm in width.

Regulation 19: replaced, on 1 October 2012, by section 27 of the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 62).