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The Motion Pictures Ordinance, 1979 Ordinance No, XLIII of 1979

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Year of current version:1979
Date of entry into force of original text:September 3, 1979
Date of Text (Enacted):September 3, 1979
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other
Notes:This law is enacted to regulate the exhibition of the motion pictures, and provides compulsory provisions on certification of the films / motion pictures prior to exhibition. The law explicitly prohibit exhibition of any films without prior certification, and provides criminal sanction for acts contrary to this law.
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WIPO Lex No.:PK047

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