Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993

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Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993

Public Act1993 No 94
Date of assent26 August 1993

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


Contents

Title

Labelling requirements

Issue of labels

Submission of publications

Examination and classification of publications

Referral of publications by courts

Excisions from and alterations to films

Issue of labels

Serial publications

Classification decisions

Film posters

Exemptions

Applications for review

Interim restrictions on review

Conduct of reviews

Appeal to High Court

Interim restrictions on appeal

Appeal to Court of Appeal

Labelling body

Office of Film and Literature Classification

89 Annual report [Repealed]

Film and Literature Board of Review

Inspectors of publications

Offences relating to labelling

Offences involving objectionable or restricted publications

Miscellaneous offences

Miscellaneous provisions

General

Regulations

Consequential amendments, repeals, and revocation

Indecent Publications Act 1963

Video Recordings Act 1987

Films Act 1983

Dual censorship decisions

Miscellaneous provisions

Regulations

Reprint notes


An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the censoring of films, videos, books, and other publications; and to repeal the Indecent Publications Act 1963, the Films Act 1983, and the Video Recordings Act 1987

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows: