Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Commercial Video on-Demand) Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Hon Tracey Martin

Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Commercial Video on-Demand) Amendment Bill

Government Bill



3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5New section 4A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
4ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
6Section 8 amended (Films exempt from labelling requirements)
7New Part 3A inserted
46AAAPurpose of Part
46AExtraterritorial application to specified CVoD providers
46BDuty to rate and label commercial video on-demand content
46CContent previously rated labelled or classified
46DContent not previously labelled or classified
46DAHow ratings and descriptions must be determined
46DSelf-rating by specified CVoD provider
46EApproval of providers’ self-rating systems
46FClassification Office must annually review use of approved self-rating systems
46FASuspension and cancellation of approvals
46GComplaints process
8New section 150A inserted (Amendment of Schedule 4 by Order in Council)
150AAmendment of Schedule 4 by Order in Council
9New Schedule 1AA inserted
10New Schedule 4 inserted
11Section 6 amended (Films to be labelled)
12Section 9 amended (Applications for issue of label)
12ANew section 11A inserted (Classification Office must provide film database)
11AClassification Office must provide film database
12BSection 27 amended (Conditions relating to display of restricted publications)
13Section 36 amended (Issue of labels in respect of films)
13ASection 38 amended (Decisions of Classification Office)
14Section 77 amended (Functions of Classification Office)
14ASection 120 amended (Non-compliance with labelling requirements)
15Section 121 amended (Unlawful issue of labels)
16Section 122 amended (Meaning of distribute in sections 123 to 132)
17Section 131 amended (Offence to possess objectionable publication)
18Section 149 amended (Regulations)
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: