Censorship of Publications Act, 1929

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Number 21 of 1929.


CENSORSHIP OF PUBLICATIONS ACT, 1929.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

PRELIMINARY.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

PART II.

CENSORSHIP OF PUBLICATIONS.

3.

Establishment of Censorship of Publications Board.

4.

Officers and servants.

5.

Meetings and procedure of the Board.

6.

Prohibition orders in respect of books.

7.

Prohibition orders in respect of periodical publications.

8.

Revocation and amendment of prohibition orders.

9.

Publication of prohibition orders.

10.

Offences in relation to prohibited publications.

11.

Register of prohibited publications.

12.

Search warrant in respect of prohibited books, etc.

13.

Customs and postal restrictions.

PART III.

REPORTS OF JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS.

14.

Restrictions on publication of reports of judicial proceedings.

15.

Offences in relation to the publication of reports of judicial proceedings.

PART IV.

MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL.

16.

Prohibition of publications advocating contraceptives.

17.

Amendment of the Indecent Advertisements Act, 1889.

18.

Prohibition of sale of indecent pictures.

19.

Search warrant in respect of indecent pictures.

20.

Regulations.

21.

Expenses.

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Number 21 of 1929.


CENSORSHIP OF PUBLICATIONS ACT, 1929.


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PROHIBITION OF THE SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF UNWHOLESOME LITERATURE AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CENSORSHIP OF BOOKS AND PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS, AND TO RESTRICT THE PUBLICATION OF REPORTS OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES INCIDENTAL TO THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [16th July, 1929.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—