Censorship of Publications Act, 1946

Prohibition orders in respect of books.

7.—If the Censorship Board, having duly examined a book, are of opinion—

(a) that it is indecent or obscene, or

(b) that it advocates the unnatural prevention of conception or the procurement of abortion or miscarriage or the use of any method, treatment or appliance for the purpose of such prevention or procurement,

and that for any of the said reasons its sale and distribution in the State should be prohibited, they shall by order prohibit such sale and distribution.