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.
46 Offences

(1)

Every person commits an offence against these regulations who, being the occupier of premises (other than a private residence) where films are supplied to the public or offered for supply to the public or exhibited to the public,—

(a)

publicly displays any film poster that has not been approved under these regulations; or

(b)

publicly displays any film poster otherwise than in accordance with any condition or conditions imposed pursuant to regulation 30 in respect of the approval of that film poster under these regulations; or

(c)

publicly displays any film poster in contravention of any such condition.

(2)

Every person commits an offence against these regulations who, being the occupier of premises (other than a private residence) where films are supplied to the public or offered for supply to the public or exhibited to the public,—

(a)

fails without reasonable excuse to display the notice required by subclause (1) of regulation 42; or

(b)

without reasonable excuse displays any such notice otherwise than in accordance with the requirements of subclause (2) of that regulation.

(2A)

Every person commits an offence against these regulations who, being the occupier of premises (other than a private residence) where films to which regulation 65 applies are supplied to the public or offered for supply to the public,—

(a)

fails without reasonable excuse to display the notice required by subclause (1A) of regulation 42; or

(b)

without reasonable excuse displays any such notice otherwise than in accordance with the requirements of subclause (2) of that regulation.

(3)

Every person who commits an offence against these regulations is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000.

Regulation 46(2A): inserted, on 1 May 1999, by section 5(1) of the Films, Videos, and Publication Classification Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 13).

Regulation 46(3): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).