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.
39 On trailers

(1)

Where any trailer is exhibited to the public, and that trailer advertises a film in respect of which a label has been issued, the content of the label issued in respect of that film shall be shown on the trailer in accordance with the following requirements:

(a)

in the case of a film to which a rating has been assigned, there shall be shown—

(i)

the rating symbol applicable to the film; and

(ii)

an explanation of that symbol, in the terms of the relevant paragraph of regulation 12(1); and

(iii)

any description assigned to the film:

(b)

in the case of a film that has been classified as a restricted publication, there shall be shown—

(i)

the classification symbol applicable to the film; and

(ii)

an explanation of that symbol, in the terms of the actual classification of the film; and

(iii)

any description assigned to the film:

(c)

the content of the label shall appear immediately after the end of the trailer, in such a manner as to be clearly legible for not less than 5 seconds.

(2)

Notwithstanding anything in subclause (1), on any specified occasion or occasions when for technical or other reasons it is not possible to comply with the requirements of that subclause, the information specified in that subclause may be shown by means of a lantern slide or such other method or methods as the Chief Censor may from time to time approve, either generally or in a particular case.