Censorship of Publications Act, 1929


2.—In this Act—

the word “Minister” means the Minister for Justice;

the expression “periodical publication” includes any newspaper, magazine, journal, or other printed publication which is published periodically or in parts or numbers;

the word “book” includes every printed publication which is not a periodical publication and, save where the context otherwise requires, includes every edition of such book;

neither the expression “periodical publication” nor the word “book” shall include a journal, book, or other publication which is certified by the Board to be published bona fide for the information or instruction of members of the medical or legal profession;

the word “indecent” shall be construed as including suggestive of, or inciting to sexual immorality or unnatural vice or likely in any other similar way to corrupt or deprave.