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.
42 Display of explanatory material in premises where films supplied, etc

(1)

Every occupier of premises (not being a private residence) where films are supplied to the public, offered for supply to the public, or exhibited to the public shall, in accordance with subclause (2), publicly display on those premises a notice showing—

(a)

the ratings specified in regulation 12(1); and

(b)

the rating symbols specified in regulation 13; and

(c)

the symbols that may appear on labels issued under regulation 17(1)(b), and an explanation of their meaning.

(1A)

Every occupier of premises (not being a private residence) where films to which regulation 65 applies are supplied to the public or offered for supply to the public must, in accordance with subclause (2), publicly display on those premises a notice showing—

(a)

the ratings and classifications set out in the third column of Schedule 4 (which are the ratings and classifications under the Video Recordings Act 1987); and

(b)

their equivalent ratings and classifications under the Act, as set out in the second column of that schedule.

(2)

Every such notice shall—

(a)

be not less than 40 cm by 28 cm; and

(b)

be printed in letters and figures that are easily readable by persons at a reasonable distance from the notice; and

(c)

be displayed in a conspicuous position,—

(i)

in the case of premises where films are supplied to the public or offered for supply to the public, as near as practicable to the counter where transactions are made:

(ii)

in the case of premises where films are exhibited to the public, in the lobby of the premises or outside the entrance to those rooms in which films are exhibited; and

(d)

be displayed at all times while the premises are open to the public.

Regulation 42(1A): inserted, on 1 May 1999, by section 5(1) of the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 13).