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Classification of Publication (Censorship) Regulation 1990


Classification of Publication (Censorship) Regulation 1990

Unvalidated References: Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989

This reprint of this Statutory Instrument incorporates all amendments, if any, made before 25 November 2006 and in force at 1 July 2001.

......... Legislative Counsel Dated 25 November 2006

INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

No. of 1990.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Regulation 1990

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

1. Application for registration, etc., of publication premises. 2. Certificate of registration of publication premises. 3. Application for change of publication premises. 4. Application for classification of declared publication. 5. Application for review of decision on classification of declared publication. 6. Application for classification of a film. 7. Application for classification of advertising matter. 8. Licence to publish a film, etc. 9. Notification of decision concerning classification.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Regulation 1990

MADE by the Head of State, acting with, and in accordance with, the advice of the National Executive Council under the Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Dated 200 .

1. APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION, ETC., OF PUBLICATION PREMISES.

(1) An application under Section 28 of the Act for registration or renewal of registration of publication premises shall be in Form 1 of Schedule 1.

(2) An application referred to in Subsection (1) shall contain–

(a) the name and address of the applicant; and (b) the name and address of the premises in respect of which registration is sought; and (c) particulars of the prescribed activity proposed to be carried on in the premises.

(3) The fee payable for an application under Subsection (1) is as specified in Schedule 2.

2. CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION OF PUBLICATION PREMISES.

A certificate of registration of publication premises shall be in Form 2 of Schedule 1.

3. APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF PUBLICATION PREMISES.

(1) An application under Section 31 of the Act for a change of publication premises shall be in Form 3 of Schedule 1.

(2) An application referred to in Subsection (1) shall contain–

(a) the name and address of the applicant; and (b) the name and address of the publication premises registered; and (c) the name and address of the proposed new premises; and (d) particulars of the prescribed activity.

(3) The fee payable for an application referred to in Subsection (1) is as specified in Schedule 2.

4. APPLICATION FOR CLASSIFICATION OF DECLARED PUBLICATION.

(1) An application under Section 38(1) of the Act for classification of a declared publication shall be in Form 4 of Schedule 1.

(2) The fee payable for an application referred to in Subsection (1) is as specified in Schedule 3.

5. APPLICATION FOR REVIEW OF DECISION ON CLASSIFICATION OF DECLARED PUBLICATION.

(1) An application under Section 40(1) of the Act for a review of a decision on the classification of a declared publication shall be in Form 5 of Schedule 1.

(2) The fee payable for an application referred to in Subsection (1) is as specified in Schedule 3.

6. APPLICATION FOR CLASSIFICATION OF A FILM.

(1) An application under Section 45 of the Act for classification of a film shall be in Form 6 of Schedule 1.

(2) The fee payable for an application referred to in Subsection (1) is as specified in Schedule 3.

7. APPLICATION FOR CLASSIFICATION OF ADVERTISING MATTER.

(1) An application under Section 46 of the Act for classification of advertising matter shall be in Form 7 of Schedule 1.

(2) The fee payable for an application referred to in Subsection (1) is as specified in Schedule 3.

8. LICENCE TO PUBLISH A FILM, ETC.

(1) A licence under Section 50 of the Act to publish a film shall be in Form 8 of Schedule 1.

(2) A licence under Section 50 of the Act to publish advertising matter shall be in Form 9 of Schedule 1.

9. NOTIFICATION OF DECISION CONCERNING CLASSIFICATION.

Notification required under Section 53 of the Act of a decision in respect of the classification of a film or advertising matter shall be in Form 10 of Schedule 1.

SCHEDULE 1

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 1 – Application for Registration of Publication Premises.

Act, Part III.28. Form 1.Reg., Sec. 1.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 2 – Certificate of Registration of Publication Premises.

Act, Part III.29. Form 2.Reg., Sec. 2.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 3 – Application for Change of Publication Premises.

Act, Part III.31. Form 3.Reg., Sec. 3.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 4 – Application for Classification of Declared Publication.

Act, Part V.38. Form 4.Reg., Sec. 4.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989.

Form 5 – Application for Review of Decision on Classification of Declared Publication.

Act, Part V.39. Form 5.Reg., Sec. 5.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 6 – Application for Classification of a Film.

Act, Part V.45. Form 6.Reg., Sec. 6.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 7 – Application for Classification of Advertising Matter.

Act, Part V.46. Form 7.Reg., Sec. 7.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 8 – Licence to Publish a Film.

Act, Part V.50. Form 8.Reg., Sec. 8(1).

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 9 – Certificate to Publish an Advertising Matter.

Act, Part V.50. Form 9.Reg., Sec. 8(2).

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Classification of Publication (Censorship) Act 1989 .

Form 10 – Notice of Decision Concerning Classification.

Act, Part V.53. Form 10.Rec., Sec. 9.

SCHEDULE 2 [1] FEES FOR REGISTRATION OF PUBLICATION PREMISES.

Note Where an application to which a fee referred to in this Scheduleis not granted, 90% of the application fee paid shall be refunded tothe applicant.

1.

Publisher’s Certificate:

K 150.00 per year

2.

Television Station Certificate:

K2,500.00 per year

3.

Radio Station Certificate:

K2,500.00 per year

4.

Public Cable Television Certificate:

K3,500.00 per year

5.

Limited Hotel Cable Television Certificate:

K1,250.00 per year

6.

Special Cable Television Certificate:

K 600.00 per year

7.

Film Theatre Certificate:

K 300.00 per year

8.

Video Dealer’s Certificate:

K 600.00 per year

9.

Video Library Certificate:

K 300.00 per year

10.

Video Theatre Certificate:

K 150.00 per year

11.

Literature Distributor’s Certificate:

K 350.00 per year

12.

Literature Dealer’s Certificate:

K 200.00 per year

13.

Audio Cassette Distributor’s Certificate:

K 350.00 per year

14.

Audio Cassette Dealer’s Certificate:

K 150.00 per year

15.

Change of Publication Premises:

K 150.00 per year

SCHEDULE 3 [2] CLASSIFICATION FEES.

Note Where an application to which a fee referred to in this Schedule is not granted, 90% of the application fee paid shall be refunded to the applicant.

Item

Subject matter

Fee

1.

Foreign Publication other than film

K3.00 per title

2.

Papua New Guinea-produced publication other than film.

K2.00 per title

3.

Foreign periodic series publication other than film.

K20.00 per series

4.

Papua New Guinea-produced periodic series publication other than film.

K10.00 per series

5.

Review of foreign publication other than film.

K8.00 per title

6.

Review of Papua New Guinea-produced publication other than film.

K5.00 per title

7.

Review of Foreign periodic series publication other than film.

K40.00 per series

8.

Review of Papua New Guinea-produced periodic series publication other than film.

K20.00 per series

9.

Foreign cinematographic feature film.

K15.00 per title

10.

Papua New Guinea-produced cinematographic feature film.

K15.00 per title

11.

Translation of cinematographic film than contains dialogue or captions in a foreign language.

K9.00 per title (plus the classification fee)

12.

Foreign cinematographic film advertising matter.

K3.00 per title

13.

Papua New Guinea-produced cinematographic film advertising matter.

K2.00 per title

14.

Translation of cinematographic film advertising matter that contains dialogue or captions in a foreign language.

K5.00 per title (plus the classification fee)

15.

Foreign video tape or video disc feature film.

K20.00 per title

16.

Papua New Guinea-produced video tape or video disc feature film.

K15.00 per title

17.

Translation of video tape or video disc feature film that contains dialogue or captions in a foreign language.

K15.00 per title (plus the classification fee)

18.

Translation of video tape or video disc advertising matter that contains dialogue or captions in a foreign language.

K9.00 per title (plus the classification fee)

19.

Foreign video tape or video disc film advertising matter.

K5.00 per title

20.

Papua New Guinea-produced video tape or video disc film advertising matter.

K3.00 per title

21.

Foreign film intended for television broadcasting.

K5.00 per title/episode title

22.

Papua New Guinea-produced film intended for television broadcasting.

K3.00 per title/episode title

23.

Film advertising matter intended for television broadcasting.

K2.00 per title

24.

Commercials intended for television broadcasting.

K25.00 per title

25.

Review of foreign cinematographic feature film.

K40.00 per title

26.

Review of foreign cinematographic advertising matter.

K7.00 per title

27.

Review of Papua New Guinea-produced cinematographic feature film.

K25.00 per title

28.

Review of Papua New Guinea-produced cinematographic film advertising.

K3.00 per title

29.

Review of foreign video tape or video disc feature film.

K50.00 per title

30.

Review of Papua New Guinea-produced video tape or video disc feature film.

K30.00 per title

31.

Review of foreign video tape or video disc feature film advertising matter.

K9.00 per title

32.

Review of Papua New Guinea-produced video tape or video disc feature film advertising matter.

K7.00 per title

33.

Review of foreign film intended for television broadcasting.

K15.00 per title/episode title

34.

Review of Papua New Guinea-produced film intended for television broadcasting.

K7.00 per title/episode title

35.

Review of film advertising matter intended for television broadcasting.

K3.00 per title

36.

Review of commercials intended for television broadcasting.

K50.00 per title

Office of Legislative Counsel, PNG

[1] Schedule 2 replaced by Classification of Publications (Censorship) (Amendment) Regulation 1998 (No. 14 of 1998), s1.

[2] Schedule 3 replaced by Classification of Publications (Censorship) (Amendment) Regulation 1998 (No. 14 of 1998), s2.