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The Film and Video Classification and Distribution Act

C.C.S.M. c. F53

The Film and Video Classification and Distribution Act

INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1 (1) Definitions
(2) Reference to "Act" includes regulations
(3) Video game is a film
2 Purpose
3 Non-application of this Act
FILMS AND VIDEOS
Film in Theatres
4 (1) Film distributor licence required
(2) Distribution of unclassified films prohibited
5 Unclassified films cannot be exhibited
6 Admission of minors may be prohibited
Adult Films
7 (1) Adult film distributor licence required
(2) Adult films must be classified
8 (1) Access by minors to adult films prohibited
(2) Treatment of adult films in retail locations
Non-Theatrical Films
9 Distribution of unclassified films prohibited
ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Director
10 (1) Appointment of director
(2) Director may delegate
(3) Limitations
(4) Director retains powers and duties
11 Powers and duties of director
12 (1) Reconsideration of classification decisions
(2) Conduct of a reconsideration
Licensing
13 (1) Application for licence or renewal
(2) Required information
(3) Grounds for refusal
14 (1) Terms and conditions of licence
(2) Duration of licence
(3) Licence not transferable or assignable
15 Suspension or cancellation of licence
Inspectors and Inspections
16 (1) Appointment of inspectors
(2) Designating inspectors
(3) Identification
17 (1) Authority to enter and inspect
(2) Authority to enter private dwelling
(3) Warrant to enter and inspect private dwelling
(4) Application without notice
Agreements
18 (1) Agreements re classification and licensing
(2) Effect of licence suspensions and cancellations
(3) Sharing of information under agreement
(4) Effect of agreement
Offences and Penalties
19 (1) Offences
(2) Directors and officers of corporations
20 Penalties
REGULATIONS
21 (1) Regulations
(2) Scope and application of regulations
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
22 Dissolution of film classification board
23 Transition for film classifications
24 (1) Transition for licence holders
(2) Continuation of licences
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENT, C.C.S.M. REFERENCE AND COMING INTO FORCE
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26 C.C.S.M. reference
27 Coming into force