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Publications and Entertainments Act, No. 26 of 1963

Long title


To provide for the control of publications, cinematograph films, entertainments and certain objects, to amend the Police Offences Ordinance, 1901 (Orange Free State), the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1909 (Transvaal, the Customs Act, 1955, and the Post Office Act, 1958, and to provide for other incidental matters.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Appointment of Publication Control Board
3. Functions of board
4. Committees of board
5. Prohibition of production and dissemination of certain publications and objects
6. When matter is deemed to be indecent, obscene or offensive or harmful to public morals
7. Prosecution to be instituted only on authority of Attorney-General
8. Power of board to examine publications and objects
9. Prohibition of cinematograph films which have not been approved
10. Prohibited films
11. Appeal from decision of board in respect of specified films
12. Prohibited entertainments
13. Admission of certain persons free of charge at exhibition of films and at exhibition of films and at entertainments
14. Appeals from decisions of board
15. Penalties
16. Regulations
17. Exclusion of other laws
18. Amendment of section 6 of Ordinance 21 of 1902 (Orange Free State
19. Amendment of Act 38 of 1909 (Transvaal)
20. Amendment of section 21 of Act 55 of 1955...
21. Amendment of section 29 of Act 44 of 1958
22. Repeal of laws
23. Short title and commencement
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