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Video Recordings Act, 1989

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Number 22 of 1989


VIDEO RECORDINGS ACT, 1989


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Exempted supplies.

3.

Certification of video works.

4.

Classification of video works.

5.

Prohibition of supply of video recordings of uncertificated video works.

6.

Prohibition of possession of video recordings for supply contrary to section 5.

7.

Prohibition orders in respect of video works.

8.

Prohibition of supply of video recordings of prohibited video works.

9.

Prohibition of possession of video recordings for supply contrary to section 8.

10.

Appeal to Censorship of Films Appeal Board.

11.

Prohibition of exhibition of certain video works.

12.

Labelling, etc.

13.

Prohibition of supplying video recordings containing false indication as to supply certificate.

14.

Register of Certificated Video Works.

15.

Register of Prohibited Video Works.

16.

Restriction of importation of certain video recordings.

17.

Reference of certain video recordings to Official Censor of Films by officers of customs and excise.

18.

Wholesale licences and retail licences for the sale, etc. of video recordings.

19.

Prohibition of sale or letting on hire of video recordings by unlicensed persons.

20.

Prohibition of possession of video recordings for sale or letting on hire contrary to section 19.

21.

Prohibition of false information and alteration of licences.

22.

Display of licences.

23.

Registers of licences.

24.

Forfeiture of licences and disqualification.

25.

Search and seizure.

26.

Powers of arrest.

27.

Offences by bodies corporate.

28.

Forfeiture of video recordings.

29.

Annual reports.

30.

Composition of Censorship of Films Appeal Board.

31.

Regulations.

32.

Laying of regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.

33.

Fees.

34.

Expenses of Minister.

35.

Short title and commencement.


Acts Referred to

Broadcasting Authority Acts, 1960 to 1979

Censorship of Films Act, 1923

1923, No. 23

Censorship of Films Acts, 1923 to 1970

Customs Acts

Finance Act, 1983

1983, No. 15

Health Acts, 1947 to 1987

Nurses Act, 1985

1985, No. 18

Medical Practitioners Act, 1978

1978, No. 4

Public Offices Fees Act, 1879

1879, c. 58

Roads Act, 1920

1920, c. 72

Road Traffic Act, 1961

1961, No. 24

Wireless Telegraphy Acts, 1926 to 1988

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Number 22 of 1989


VIDEO RECORDINGS ACT, 1989


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE CONTROL AND REGULATION OF THE SUPPLY AND IMPORTATION OF VIDEO RECORDINGS AND FOR RELATED MATTERS AND TO AMEND SECTION 3 OF THE CENSORSHIP OF FILMS ACT, 1923 . [27th December, 1989]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: