Cinematograph

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Cinematograph
Current Authorised Pages
Pages Authorised
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Act
18 of 1936
Amended by

19 of 1940
32 of 1941
31 of 1948
22 of 1949
25 of 1956
45 of 1979
46 of 1979
47 of 1980
139/1980
4/1985
23/1985
7 of 1985
8 of 1996*
6 of 2014

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CINEMATOGRAPH ACT
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Index of Subsidiary Legislation
Page

*Cinematograph Regulations (18 of 1936) … … … … 18

Note on Adaptation
Under paragraph 6 of the Second Schedule to the Law Revision Act (Ch. 3:03) the
Commission amended certain references to public offices in this Chapter. The Minister’s
approval of the amendments was signified by LN 120/1980, but no marginal reference is
made to this Notice where any such amendment is made in the text.

*Note on Act No. 8 of 1996
(Change of Title of Act and Regulations)

This Act was originally entitled “Cinematograph Act” and the Regulations were cited as the
“Cinematograph Regulations”.
The Act and the Regulations were renamed as the Cinematograph and Video
Entertainment Act and as the Cinematograph and Video Entertainment Regulations,
respectively, by LN 4/1985.
Act No. 8 of 1996 amended the Act and the Regulations by deleting therefrom the words “and
Video Entertainment”.
Accordingly, the Act and the Regulations have reverted to its former Title and Citation.

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CHAPTER 20:10

CINEMATOGRAPH ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

SECTION
1. Short title.
2. Interpretation.
3. Provisions against cinematograph exhibitions except in licensed

premises and by licensed persons.
3A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).
4. Licensing Authority.
4A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).
5. Application for theatre licence.
5A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).
6. Application for exhibitor’s licence.
6A. Appeals from orders of Magistrates.
6B. Role of Licensing Authority with respect to objections.
7. Approving grant of a licence.
7A.
to
7E.
8. Exemption from compliance with this Act in certain cases.
9. Revocation and suspension of licences.
9A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).
10. Duration of licence.
11. Appointment of Board of film censors.
12. Films and posters to be censored.
13. Duties of censors.
14. Board’s certificate to state if British film, and length approved for

exhibition.
15. Appeal.
16. Fees.

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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS—Continued
SECTION
17. Records and returns.
Monthly return to be furnished.
Requirements in case of exhibitors using movable structures.
Power to call for and examine records.
Penalties.
18. Provisions as to British quotas.
19. Application of section 18.
20. Exhibiting unapproved film or poster.
21. Offences generally.
21A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).
22. Power of entry.
23. Recovery of penalties.
24. Regulations.
25. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).

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1950 Ed.
Ch. 30. No. 10.
18 of 1936.
Commencement.

Short title.
[4/1985
8 of 1996].
Interpretation.
[4/1985
23/1985
8 of 1996
6 of 2014].

1 & 2 Geo. 6
c. 17
11 & 12 Geo. 6
c. 23.

CHAPTER 20:10

CINEMATOGRAPH ACT

An Act relating to Cinematograph Exhibitions.

[17TH DECEMBER 1936]

1. This Act may be cited as the Cinematograph Act.

2. In this Act—
“Board” means the Board of Film Censors appointed under and

for the purposes of this Act, and “censor” means a member
of the Board;

“British company” in reference to a British film means a
company constituted under the laws of any part of the
Commonwealth countries, the majority of the directors of
which are Commonwealth citizens;

“British film” means—
(a) any film depicting scenes intended for

exhibition by a cinematograph apparatus which
has been shown to the satisfaction of the Board
to have been registered as a British film under
the provisions of the Cinematograph Films Acts
1938 and 1948 of the United Kingdom; and

(b) any news film, or any film depicting natural
scenery, agricultural, industrial or manufacturing
processes, or any scientific or natural history
film, which is not registered in Great Britain
under the Cinematograph Films Acts 1938 and
1948, when the film is shown to the satisfaction
of the Board to have been photographed wholly
or mainly in the Commonwealth countries and
made by a maker who is a Commonwealth
citizen or a British company;

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Ch. 84:10.

Provisions
against
cinematograph
exhibitions
except in
licensed
premises and by
licensed
persons.
[25 of 1956].

“cinematograph film” or “film” includes inflammable film, non-
inflammable film, silent film and phono film;

“exhibitor” means a person licensed under the provisions of this
Act to exhibit films to the public;

“feature film” means a film other than a news film of not less
than 5,000 feet in length;

“length” means the total length of films as approved by a censor
for projection at public exhibitions thereof;

“Licensing Authority” means a licensing committee established
under the Liquor Licences Act;

“maker” in relation to any film means the person by whom the
arrangements necessary for the production of the film are
undertaken;

“news film” means a film depicting wholly or mainly news and
current events;

“poster” or “film-poster” includes any printed matter, placard,
pamphlet, photograph, picture or other device for
advertising a film or cinematograph exhibition, but does not
include an article in a newspaper or periodical descriptive
of, or commenting on, a film;

“theatre” means any building or place used or intended to be used
for “cinematograph exhibitions”, being exhibitions of
pictures or other optical effects by means of a cinematograph
or other similar apparatus for the purposes of which
cinematograph films are used; and “place” refers to premises
other than a building whether or not the place is enclosed or
covered in part or whole.

3. An exhibition of pictures or other optical effects by means
of a cinematograph or other similar apparatus, for the purposes of
which cinematograph films are used, shall not be given unless the
Regulations made under this Act for the control of the exhibitions
and for securing safety are complied with, or elsewhere than in a
theatre licensed for the purpose under this Act; and no person shall
carry on the business of exhibiting films to the public on payment
unless he holds a licence for the purpose, in accordance with the
provisions of this Act.

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Licensing
Authority.
[25 of 1956
6 of 2014].

Application for
theatre licence.
[25 of 1956
6 of 2014].

3A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).
4. (1) For the purpose of granting a licence under this Act,
the Licensing Authority shall be—
(a) in the case of a theatre licence, the licensing

committee for the magisterial district within
which the theatre is situated; and

(b) in the case of an exhibitor’s licence, the
licensing committee for the magisterial district
within which the applicant resides or has the
principal place of business.

(2) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Licensing
Authority may grant licences—
(a) to use the theatre specified in the licence; or
(b) to such persons as he may think fit to hold

cinematograph exhibitions throughout Trinidad
and Tobago,

on such conditions and under such restrictions as may be laid
down in the licence or in any Regulations made under this Act.
4A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).
5. (1) Every application for a theatre licence shall state the
applicant’s name, occupation and residence, the situation of the
theatre to be licensed and any other relevant facts in support of the
application and shall, in any case in which the theatre has not been
erected or has not been completed at the date of the application, be
accompanied by a plan of the proposed theatre and a specification of
the proposed fittings and furnishings thereof to the satisfaction of the
Licensing Authority. The application shall not be heard until after the
expiration of twenty-one days from the date of its filing with the
Licensing Authority, who shall, at least fourteen days before the date
fixed for the hearing, cause notice of the application and of the time
and place fixed for the hearing to be published in the Gazette and in
a daily newspaper circulating in Trinidad and Tobago and to be served
on the Commissioner of Police and on the Board of Inland Revenue.
(2) The applicant shall have the right of appearing
before the Licensing Authority at the hearing, personally or by
his Attorney-at-law, and of being heard, and of adducing
evidence, in support of his application.

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Application for
exhibitor’s
licence.
[25 of 1956
6 of 2014].

(3) Any owner or occupier of property situated within a
quarter of a mile of the premises in respect of which a licence is
applied for, the Board of Inland Revenue or any officer of the
Department of Inland Revenue, authorised in writing by the Board
in that behalf and any member of the Police Service in charge of
the Police district in which the premises are situated shall have the
right of appearing before the Licensing Authority at the hearing,
personally or by his Attorney-at-law, and of objecting to the grant
of the licence and of adducing evidence in support of his objection.
(4) The Licensing Authority may, at the hearing, approve
the grant of a licence and the conditions and restrictions to be
attached thereto notwithstanding that the theatre has not been
erected or completed at the time of the approval but the licence
shall not be issued until the Licensing Authority is satisfied that the
theatre has been completed, fitted and furnished in accordance with
the plans and specification filed in support of the application for
the licence or after such period as the Licensing Authority shall, in
his discretion, allow for the completion, fitting and furnishing.
(5) Any person aggrieved by any decision of the
Licensing Authority approving the grant of a licence or refusing to
grant a licence may apply in writing to a Magistrate for a review of
the decision.
(6) For the purposes of this section “any person
aggrieved” means the applicant or any person who is entitled
under the provisions of this section to object to the grant of the
licence and who has appeared before the Licensing Authority and
objected to the grant of the licence.
(7) (Repealed by Act No. 6 of 2014).

5A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).

6. (1) Every application for an exhibitor’s licence shall state
the applicant’s name, occupation and residence. The application
shall not be heard until after the expiration of twenty-one days

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Appeals from
orders of
Magistrates.
[6 of 2014].

Role of
Licensing
Authority with
respect to
objections.
[6 of 2014].

from the date of its filing with the Licensing Authority who shall,
at least fourteen days before the date fixed for the hearing, cause
notice of the application and of the time and place fixed for the
hearing to be published in the Gazette and in a daily newspaper
circulating in Trinidad and Tobago and to be served on the
Commissioner of Police and on the Board of Inland Revenue.
(2) The applicant shall have the right of appearing
before the Licensing Authority at the hearing personally or by his
Attorney-at-law, and of being heard, and of adducing evidence, in
support of his application.
(3) The Commissioner of Police and the Board of
Inland Revenue or any person authorised in writing to appear
in its stead by either the Commissioner or the Board shall have
the right of appearing before the Licensing Authority at the
hearing, personally or by his Attorney-at-law, and of objecting
to the grant of the licence and of adducing evidence in support
of his objection.
(4) Any person aggrieved by any decision of the
Licensing Authority approving the grant of a licence or refusing to
grant a licence may apply in writing to a Magistrate for a review of
the decision.
(5) For the purposes of this section “any person
aggrieved” means the applicant or any person who is entitled
under the provisions of this section to object to the grant of the
licence and who has appeared before the Licensing Authority and
objected to the grant of the licence.
(6) (Repealed by Act No. 6 of 2014).

6A. A person who is aggrieved by an order of a Magistrate
under section 5(5) or 6(4) may appeal against the order to the
Court of Appeal.

6B. (1) Where an objection to the grant of a licence is made
under section 5(3) or 6(3), a Licensing Authority shall meet with
the applicant and the objector to assist them in reaching a
mutually acceptable resolution.

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(2) Where the parties fail to agree to a resolution, the
matter shall be heard by a Magistrate assigned for duty in the
magisterial district and the Magistrate may make an order
approving or refusing the grant or renewal of the licence.
(3) Any person aggrieved by a decision of a Magistrate
under subsection (2) may appeal from the decision to the Court
of Appeal.
(4) The procedure in respect of an appeal under
sections 6A and 6B(3) shall be such as is set out in the
Summary Courts Act.

7. (1) Without prejudice to the generality of the discretion
vested in the Licensing Authority by section 4, the Licensing
Authority shall, before approving the grant of a licence, take into
consideration—
(a) the evidence led and the arguments adduced at

the hearing;
(b) in the case of an application for a theatre licence,

the situation of the premises in relation to the
amenities of the district such as its location in a
residential area or in close proximity to any
hospital, school, religious establishment, or
private or public institution;

(c) in the case of an application for an exhibitor’s
licence—

(i) that the applicant has been convicted of
any offence under this Act or under the
Cinematograph Entertainment Tax Act;

(ii) the question whether any duty imposed
under the Cinematograph Entertainment
Tax Act is due and owing by the applicant;

(iii) that the applicant is a person applying in
his own name for the purpose of
procuring a licence for or to enable the
exhibitions to be carried on by or on
behalf of some other person.

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Approving grant
of a licence.
[25 of 1956].

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Ch. 77:03.

Exemption from
compliance with
this Act in
certain cases.
[25 of 1956].

(2) A theatre licence shall not be approved unless the
Licensing Authority is satisfied that adequate provisions have or
will be made for ensuring—
(a) that the sound of performances held therein

shall not be a source of undue annoyance to or
interference with the comfort of occupiers of
buildings in the neighbourhood;

(b) that there are sufficient means of access to the
theatre and sufficient car parking facilities in the
vicinity so as to avoid undue congestion of traffic;

(c) that any exhibition or performance in the theatre
shall not in any other manner constitute a
nuisance of a public nature.

(3) The Licensing Authority shall not approve the grant
of a theatre licence unless it is satisfied by a certificate of a
competent engineer or architect or by other sufficient evidence
that adequate measures have or will be taken and that adequate
provisions have or will be made for ensuring safety against fire
and structural defects and for ensuring the safe and proper
accommodation of the members of the audience.
(4) The Licensing Authority shall not approve the grant
of an exhibitor’s licence unless it is satisfied that the applicant has
paid all the duty imposed under the Cinematograph Entertainment
Tax Act which is due and payable by him at the date on which the
Licensing Authority considers the application for the licence.
7A.
to
7E.
8. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act the
Licensing Authority may issue a licence, subject to any conditions
laid down therein, to any person to hold an exhibition of
cinematograph films for charitable, educational or other special
purposes for such period as may be prescribed in the licence and
exempting such person from compliance with the provisions of
this Act and the Regulations made thereunder or any of them.

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Revocation and
suspension of
licences.

Duration of
licence.

Appointment of
Board of film
censors.

Films and
posters to be
censored.

Duties of
censors.

9. If any licensee is convicted of any offence under this Act,
the Court, before which the conviction is had, may cancel or
suspend his licence for such period as to the Court may seem just.

9A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).

10. A licence shall be in force for not longer than one year,
and for such shorter period as the Licensing Authority on the
granting of the licence may determine, unless the licence has
been previously revoked.

11. (1) There shall be appointed by the Minister such fit
persons, not less than five in number, as the Minister deems
necessary, as censors, who shall together constitute a Board of Film
Censors, for the purpose of censoring cinematograph films and
film-posters. The censors shall hold office during the Minister’s
pleasure, and the Minister shall nominate one of the censors as
Chairman of the Board. Notice of any such appointment and of
any revocation thereof shall be published in the Gazette.
(2) The Chairman may, with the approval of the
Minister, appoint a secretary to the Board at such remuneration
and upon such conditions as he may determine.

12. (1) It shall not be lawful to exhibit any cinematograph
film unless the film has been submitted to and approved by the
Board in the manner hereinafter provided.
(2) It shall not be lawful to exhibit, display, publish or
distribute any film-poster, unless the poster has either been
submitted to and approved by the Board in the manner
hereinafter provided or been submitted to and approved by the
Chairman of the Board.

13. (1) It shall be the duty of the censor or censors deputed
for the purpose by the Chairman of the Board to examine every
cinematograph film and every film-poster submitted to the Board
for approval, and to report thereon to the Chairman.

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Board’s
certificate to
state if British
film, and length
approved for
exhibition.

Appeal.

Fees.

Records and
returns.
[6 of 2014].

(2) The Board’s approval shall not be given in the case
of any film or any poster which in the opinion of the Board
depicts any matter that is against public order and decency, or the
exhibition of which for any other reason is in the opinion of the
Board undesirable in the public interest.
(3) As regards a film, such approval may be given
generally or on condition that any portion of a film shall be
omitted, or may be given subject to a condition that the film or
portion of the film shall be exhibited only to persons of a
specified age or sex or only at certain times.
(4) Such approval shall be signified by a certificate in
the prescribed form. The certificate may at any time be cancelled
by notice in writing.
(5) A film to which any matter has been added after it
has been approved by the Board shall be again submitted for
approval and until it has been again approved shall be deemed not
to have been approved.
14. The certificate given by the Board under section 13 shall
state whether the film to which it applies is a British film, and the
length thereof approved for exhibition. For the purposes of this
section each part of a film intended to be shown on one occasion
as a single part of a consecutive series shall be deemed to be a
complete film.
15. Any person who is aggrieved by any decision of the
Board shall have a right of appeal to the Minister.
16. There shall be payable for every licence required under
this Act and for every film and poster submitted for approval
under this Act such fees as are prescribed.
17. (1) Every exhibitor shall keep in respect of each
licensed theatre where he carries on the exhibition of films a
register in the prescribed form, and shall as soon as practicable
after the conclusion of each exhibition of films record therein the
title, origin, length, and other particulars required, of each film or
section of a serial film as exhibited on the occasion in question.

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Monthly return
to be furnished.

Requirements in
case of
exhibitors using
movable
structures.
Power to call
for and examine
records.

Penalties.

Provisions as to
British quotas.

(2) Every exhibitor shall furnish to the Chairman of the
Board of Film Censors not later than the 15th day of each month
a return in the prescribed form showing the title, length, origin
and other particulars required of each film or section of a serial
film exhibited by him at each licensed theatre under his control
during the preceding calendar month.
(3) Any exhibitor who exhibits films in a tent or other
movable structure licensed for the purpose shall not be required
to keep more than one register in respect of the tent or structure.
(4) The Commissioner of Police or any member of the
Police Service appointed by him may at all reasonable times enter
any licensed theatre and call for and examine the register which an
exhibitor is required to keep under the terms of this section.
(5) Any person who fails to keep a register and record
therein such particulars as are mentioned in subsection (1) or who
fails to make a return in accordance with subsection (2), or who
makes any false entry in the register or return, is liable to a fine
of three thousand dollars.
18. (1) Every exhibitor who carries on the business of
exhibiting cinematograph films to the public in a theatre licensed
under this Act, shall exhibit in the theatre such proportion or
quota of British films as may be prescribed by Regulations made
under section 24 and may be applicable to his theatre.
(2) Any such Regulations may prescribe the method of
calculating the proportion or quota of British films exhibited, and
may be made in respect of films generally or in respect of
specified classes or descriptions of films, and may be made in
respect of all cinemas throughout Trinidad and Tobago or in
respect of cinemas of specified classes or descriptions or in
respect of cinemas in specified areas, and may prescribe different
proportions or quotas of British films in the different cases or
combinations of cases above-mentioned.
(3) Except as provided in section 8, any exhibitor who
fails to comply with the provisions of this section shall, unless he
proves to the satisfaction of the Court that the reasons for non-
compliance were reasons beyond his control, and that he had
exhibited as much of the appropriate proportion or quota of British

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Application of
section 18.

Exhibiting
unapproved film
or poster.

Offences
generally.

films as was reasonably available, be guilty of an offence and is
liable on summary conviction to a fine of four thousand dollars.
19. The provisions of section 18 shall not apply to the
following:
(a) films being wholly or mainly commercial

advertisements;
(b) films used wholly or mainly for educational

purposes and approved as such by the Chairman
of the Board;

(c) films consisting only of announcements or notices
not accompanied by pictorial illustrations;

(d) films exhibited at a performance or exhibition
where the total length of film exhibited does not
exceed two thousand feet;

(e) any class or description of film specified by the
Minister in a Notification.

20. (1) Every person who exhibits any film or any portion of
a film in contravention of the provisions of this Act is liable to a
fine of four thousand dollars for each occasion on which the
offence takes place, and the film may be ordered by the Court to
be forfeited to the State. Any film or any portion of a film so
forfeited shall be dealt with in such manner as the Commissioner
of Police shall direct.
(2) Every person who exhibits, displays, publishes or
distributes, or causes to be exhibited, displayed, published or
distributed, any film-poster in contravention of section 12(2) is
liable on summary conviction to a fine of two thousand dollars.
21. If the owner of a cinematograph or other apparatus uses
the apparatus or allows it to be used, or if any person supplies
light for any cinematograph or other apparatus which he has
reasonable grounds for believing is being or is to be used, or if
the licensee or the owner or occupier of any building or place
uses the building or place or allows the building or place to be
used, in contravention of any of the provisions of this Act, or of
the conditions or restrictions upon or subject to which any licence
relating to any such building or place has been granted under this

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Power of entry.

Recovery of
penalties.
Ch. 4:20.

Regulations.

Act, he is liable to a fine of two thousand dollars, and, in the case
of a continuing offence, to a further fine of one thousand dollars
for each day during which the offence continues.

21A. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).

22. The Commissioner of Police or any member of the Police
Service appointed by him or the Chief Fire Officer or any member
of the Fire Service appointed by him or any censor may at all
reasonable times enter any building or place, whether licensed or
not, in which he has reason to believe that such an exhibition as
aforesaid is being or is about to be given, with a view to seeing
whether the provisions of this Act or any Regulations made
thereunder, or the conditions of any licence granted under this Act
have been complied with, and if any person prevents or obstructs
the entry of the Commissioner or any member of the Police
Service appointed as aforesaid or the Chief Fire Officer or any
member of the Fire Service appointed by him, or any censor, he is
liable to a fine of one thousand dollars.

23. All offences under this Act or under any Regulations
made under this Act may be prosecuted, and all penalties incurred
may be imposed or recovered, in the manner provided by the
Summary Courts Act.

24. (1) The Minister may make Regulations for prescribing
anything which under this Act is to be prescribed, generally for
carrying this Act into effect, and determining offences against any
of the Regulations and penalties therefor and in particular as to—
(a) the duties of the Licensing Authority;
(b) the duties of the Board of Film Censors;
(c) the safety of persons attending a cinematograph

exhibition;
(d) the particulars and evidence necessary for

establishing the British nature of a film;
(e) the fees to be paid for licences under this Act;
(f) the hours during which any cinematograph

exhibition shall not take place;

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(g) the form and duration of licences issued under
this Act and the conditions or restrictions
subject to which a licence may be issued;

(h) the form of the returns to be made, and of the
records to be kept under this Act.

(2) No penalty for an offence against any of the Regulations
shall exceed a fine of forty thousand dollars or imprisonment for
twelve months and in the case of a continuing offence any such
Regulations may provide for a further penalty of one thousand dollars
for each day during which the offence continues.
(3) Regulations made under this Act shall have no force
or effect until they have been approved by Parliament.
(4) The Cinematograph Regulations (formerly contained in
the Schedule to this Act) shall be deemed to be made under
subsection (1) and may be amended or revoked under that subsection.

25. (Repealed by Act No. 8 of 1996).

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SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

CINEMATOGRAPH REGULATIONS

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

REGULATION
1. Citation.
2. Interpretation.

PART I
PROVISIONS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE
AUDIENCE AND PREVENTION OF FIRE

3. Design and construction of new buildings.
4. Exits.
5. No chairs, etc., in gang-ways.
6. No standing permitted.
7. Provisions in connection with cinema exhibitions.
8. Provisions in connection with cinema exhibitions.
9. Provisions in connection with floor coverings and curtains.
10. Enclosures.
11. Apparatus and installations.
12. Projectors.
13. Films exceeding 100,000 feet to be stored in vault.
14. Cementing of films.
15. Auditorium—provisions as to.
16. Residence in building prohibited.
17. Fires to be reported.
18. Fire equipment to be provided.
19. Attendants at exhibitions.
20. Notices to be affixed in building for action in event of fire.
21. Exhibition of film may be stopped by police.
22. Person aggrieved may appeal to the Minister.
23. Unauthorised person not allowed in enclosures.
24. Contraventions by occupier of theatre or exhibitor.
25. Contraventions by occupier of theatre or exhibitor.

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REGULATION
PART II

CENSORSHIP
26. Definition.
27. The Board’s records and accounts.
28. Examination fees.
29. Payment by Comptroller of Accounts.
30. Use of cinemas and projection rooms for censorship purposes.
31. Lists of films to be sent by distributor.
32. Trailers.
33. Examinations of films by the censors.
34. Review of film by the Board.
35. Time and place of exhibition for censorship.
36. Custody of films.
37. Censor’s right of entry.
38. Board’s accounts to be sent to the Comptroller of Accounts.
39. Leave to censors.
40. Board’s office.
41. Certificate of approval.
42. Form prescribed.

PART III
BRITISH FILMS AND QUOTAS

43. Record of quotas.
44. Regulations as to British quotas.
45. Method of ascertaining compliance with regulation 44.

PART IV
LICENCES AND FEES

46. Fees.
47. Licence and permit fees for projectionists and learners.
48. (Revoked by Act No. 8 of 1996).

FIRST SCHEDULE
SECOND SCHEDULE—(Revoked by Act No. 8 of 1996).

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*These Regulations have been amended by 45/1950; 25 of 1956; 45 of 1979, 46 of 1979;
139/1980; 4/1985, 23/1985, 7 of 1985; 27/1990; 6 of 1993; 3 of 1994; 8 of 1996; 207/2001 and
6 of 2014.

18 of 1936*.

Citation.

Interpretation.
[45/1950].

Design and
construction of
new buildings.

Exits.

CINEMATOGRAPH REGULATIONS

deemed to be made under section 24(1)

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Cinematograph
Regulations.
2. In these Regulations—
“building” means any structure used or intended to be used for

the exhibition of films to the public, and includes any yard,
external passageway or open space connected therewith;

“enclosure” means that part of a building in which
cinematograph apparatus is installed and operated;

“exit” includes emergency exit and any passageway;
“new building” means any building erected or adapted for use for

the exhibition of films to the public, and put into use after
the commencement of these Regulations;

“re-winding room” means a room designed and constructed with
the approval of the Chief Technical Officer (Works) and
used for the re-winding of films;

“theatre” means a building or place licensed under this Act;
“vault” means a vault designed and constructed with the approval

of the Chief Technical Officer (Works).
PART I

PROVISIONS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE AUDIENCE
AND PREVENTION OF FIRE

3. (1) The design and construction of all new buildings shall
be subject to the approval of the Chief Technical Officer (Works).
(2) All buildings used for the exhibition of films to the
public on 2nd March 1950, shall within a period of eighteen months
from that date conform to the provisions of these Regulations.
4. (1) All exits from a building provided for members of
the public or the staff employed in connection with the building

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No chairs, etc.,
in gangways.

No standing
permitted.

Provisions in
connection with
cinema
exhibitions.

or with cinematograph exhibitions in the building shall be
suitably indicated by notices bearing the word “EXIT” in six-
inch letters and all such notices shall be tinted green and
illuminated with green lights.
(2) All other doors or openings leading from the
auditorium gallery or any passageway into a dead end or such
other places as are unsafe or unsuitable for the purpose of egress
shall be indicated by notices bearing the words “NO
THOROUGHFARE” in six-inch letters. The notices shall be
tinted red and illuminated by red lights.
(3) Where doubt may arise as to the direction of exit, or
where persons might unwittingly move into danger, a notice
bearing the words “TO EXIT” in six-inch letters and tinted green
or illuminated with green lights shall be provided.
(4) All notices required by subregulations (1), (2) and
(3) shall be illuminated in such manner as may be specified by
the Government Chief Electrical Inspector.
(5) Wherever possible the notices shall be placed above
the doors to which they relate, but in any case they shall not be
less than 6 feet 9 inches above floor level.
5. No chairs, seats or other obstructions shall be placed or allowed
to remain in gangways or in any place used for the safe and speedy
egress by the public or members of the staff employed in connection
with any building or cinematograph exhibition in a building.
6. No standing of members of the audience shall be permitted
in any theatre during any cinematograph exhibition other than for
the purpose of gaining access to vacant seating or egress from the
theatre during or at the conclusion of an exhibition. Any person
who continues to stand when requested not to do so is liable on
summary conviction to a fine of two hundred dollars.

7. Whenever the public is present at any cinematograph
exhibition exits shall be kept free of inflammable tapestries or
any other object likely to restrict egress by the public from the
building in which the cinematograph exhibition is being held.

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Provisions in
connection with
cinema
exhibitions.

Provisions in
connection with
floor coverings
and curtains.

Enclosures.

Apparatus and
installations.

8. All sliding or folding shutters or roller or collapsible
gates of a building shall be left fully open whilst the public is
present at any cinematograph exhibition.

9. (1) Floor coverings of buildings shall be fixed in such a
way as to prevent rucking or obstruction, and shall be sunk to
floor level. All floors shall be maintained in a non-skid condition.
(2) All curtains shall be hung not less than 2 inches clear
of floors, and shall slide freely.

10. (1) Ventilation in enclosures shall be as approved by the
Chief Technical Officer (Works).
(2) Two openings for each projector in an enclosure
shall be provided and the construction thereof shall be subject to
the approval of the Chief Technical Officer (Works).
(3) All furniture and fittings within an enclosure shall be
of non-combustible material.
(4) No film cement shall be kept in an enclosure.
(5) No winding or re-winding of films shall take place in
an enclosure whilst members of the public are present on the
premises or the projectors are in use. In new buildings separate
re-winding rooms shall be provided and shall be subject to the
approval of the Chief Technical Officer (Works).
(6) No smoking shall be permitted in enclosures or re-
winding rooms. Notices to this effect shall be permanently
affixed in a prominent position.
(7) Films other than those being projected, and being
prepared for projection, shall be kept in a non-combustible container.
(8) Barriers and notices shall be provided to prevent
members of the public coming into contact with enclosures.

11. All electrical apparatus and installations shall be of a
standard and specification approved by the Government Chief
Electrical Inspector.

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Projectors.

Films exceeding
100,000 feet to
be stored in
vault.

Cementing of
films.
[139/1980].

Auditorium—
provisions as to.

Residence in
building
prohibited.

Fires to be
reported.

12. Projectors shall be of a type approved by the Government
Chief Electrical Inspector and shall be placed on firm fire-
resisting supports.
13. Not more than 500 lb. (100,000 feet) of film shall be
permitted to be kept in any building unless stored in a vault and
in any case not more than 125 lb. (25,000 feet) shall be exposed
at any one time.
14. (1) No collodion, amyl acetate or other similar
flammable substance for the cementing of film shall be kept
other than in re-winding rooms, or approved fire-resisting
cabinets or safes, or in any quantity exceeding one Imperial pint.
(2) Splices in film shall be made by a cutting and
splicing machine approved by the Chief Fire Officer.
(3) Motion picture projectors shall be operated by and
be in the charge of a person authorised by the Government Chief
Electrical Inspector to be the holder of—
(i) a projectionist licence; or
(ii) a learner’s permit to operate a motion picture

projector; or
(iii) a duplicate projectionist’s licence, or learner’s

permit.
15. The auditorium and the exits therefrom to the outside of a
building, including any external courts, passageways, stairways or
ramps, the notices indicating position of exits, and all parts of the
building to which the public is admitted shall throughout be
adequately illuminated during the whole time the public is present
at a cinematograph exhibition. In the event of the failure of the main
lighting the auditorium shall be at once illuminated by a secondary
lighting service, and remain so illuminated until the main lighting is
repaired, or until all members of the public have left the premises.
16. No person shall be permitted to reside in any building.

17. All fires occurring in a building during the holding of any
cinematograph exhibition shall be immediately reported by the
exhibitor to the nearest Fire or Police Station.

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Fire equipment
to be provided.

Attendants at
exhibitions.

Notices to be
affixed in
building for
action in event
of fire.

Exhibition of
film may be
stopped by
police.

Person
aggrieved may
appeal to
Minister.

18. Fire equipment shall be provided and maintained
throughout buildings in accordance with the directions of the
Chief Fire Officer.

19. (1) In order to secure the safety of the audience the
exhibitor or some responsible person designated by him shall be
in attendance throughout cinematograph exhibitions. He shall
be assisted by such staff as the Commissioner of Police shall
deem necessary.
(2) All such persons shall be fully instructed in their duties
and all attendants shall wear a distinctive uniform or arm-band.
(3) During cinematograph exhibitions at which children
are present the number of attendants shall be such as may be
required by the Commissioner of Police.

20. There shall be in the enclosure, re-winding room, pay
office and Manager’s office of every building a prominent notice
detailing action in the event of fire or any other unusual occurrence.

21. The Commissioner of Police or the Chief Fire Officer
may at any time and without prior notice require a cinematograph
exhibition which is being held in a building to be stopped if in his
opinion circumstances exist which would constitute a danger to
the public should a fire or other unusual happening occur.

22. (1) Whenever any person withholds his approval of the
doing of or omission to do anything in connection with a building,
or the furniture, fittings, electrical apparatus or installations
thereof, which is subject to his approval under these Regulations,
the person aggrieved by his decision may, within seven days of the
date of receipt of notice that the approval has been withheld, appeal
against the decision to the Minister who may, in his discretion,
authorise the doing of or the omission to do such thing either
unconditionally or subject to such conditions as he may think fit to
impose or may confirm the decision.

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Unauthorised
person not
allowed in
enclosure.

Contraventions
by occupier of
theatre or
exhibitor.
[25 of 1956
6 of 2014].

Contraventions
by occupier of
theatre or
exhibitor.
[25 of 1956
6 of 2014].

Definition.

(2) If the person whose approval is withheld is of the
opinion that the doing of or omission to do any such thing
would constitute a danger to persons attending any
cinematograph exhibition in such building he shall so notify
the person seeking his approval and forward a certificate to
that effect to the Minister; and thereupon the building shall
cease to be used for the holding of any cinematograph
exhibition until the Minister so authorises and, if the Minister
so authorises, the building shall only be used for the holding
of cinematograph exhibitions subject to such conditions as the
Minister may impose.

23. No unauthorised person shall be allowed in an enclosure.

24. If the occupier of the theatre contravenes any of the
provisions of regulation 3(1), or any exhibitor contravenes
any of the provisions of regulation 5, 8, 10(6), 13 or 15, the
occupier or exhibitor, as the case may be, is guilty of an
offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of
twenty thousand dollars.

25. If the occupier of the theatre contravenes any of the
provisions of regulation 3(2), 4, 9, 10(1), 10(2), 10(3), 10(5),
10(8), 11 or 12, or any exhibitor contravenes any of the provisions
of regulation 6, 7, 10(4), 10(5), 10(7), 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 23,
the occupier or exhibitor, as the case may be, is liable on summary
conviction to a fine of twenty thousand dollars.

PART II

CENSORSHIP
26. In the following Regulations the “Board” means the Board
of Film Censors and “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board.

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The Board’s
records and
accounts.

Examination
fees.
[51/1980
6 of 1993].

Payment by
Comptroller of
Accounts.

27. The Chairman shall keep—
(a) a book in which shall be entered particulars of all

films submitted for examination; the particulars
to include the names of the films, the names of
the owners, renters and/or exhibitors of the films,
the number of persons advertising the films and
the names of the censors by whom the films were
examined and their decision regarding them;

(b) accounts of—
(i) all moneys received in respect of fees

payable for films submitted for
examination;

(ii) payments made for the use of any theatre
for the purpose of examining films;

(iii) any disbursements made in carrying out
the duties of the censors.

28. The undermentioned fees shall be payable in advance to
the Chairman for every film submitted for examination, that is
to say—

Phono films— $
For each reel of a sound length up to and including
1,000 feet … … … … … 10.00
For every 100 feet or part of 100 feet over
1,000 feet … … … … … 2.00

Silent films—
For each reel of a length up to and including
1,000 feet … … … … … 5.00
For every 100 feet or part of 100 feet over
1,000 feet … … … … … 2.00

The Chairman shall in due course deposit all fees received
with the Comptroller of Accounts.

29. All payments are to be made by the Comptroller of
Accounts on vouchers certified by the Chairman.

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Use of cinemas
and projection
rooms for
censorship
purposes.
[51/1980].

Lists of films to
be sent by
distributor.

Form A.
First Schedule.

Trailers.

30. (1) For the purpose of censoring films, the Chairman
may arrange with the owner or any representative of the owner of
any cinema or projection room for the use generally or specially
of the cinema or projection room and of any necessary appliances
and for the services of the necessary staff (to be provided by the
owner of the cinema or projection room or his representative)
required for the exhibiting of films in the cinema or projection
room, on payment of four dollars per reel.
(2) The owner of a cinema or projection room and his
representative and staff shall not be responsible for any loss,
damage or injury in respect of any film arising out of the exhibiting
thereof in pursuance of arrangements made under this regulation.

31. (1) Distributors shall send to the office of the Board
complete lists of all films and posters to be submitted for examination.
(2) Every list shall contain a column in which shall be
entered the Board’s decision, together with any conditions imposed.
(3) In cases where a separate film used for
advertising purposes and commonly called “a trailer”
(whether it is part of the original film or not) accompanies a
film, this fact shall be stated.
(4) The signature of a censor at the end of any list shall
be deemed to be in authentication of every entry in the column
showing the Board’s decision.
(5) The list shall be in the form set out as Form A in the
First Schedule, and may be on a loose sheet or in a book.
(6) In this regulation, “distributor” means a person who
carries on the business of importing and distributing films in
Trinidad and Tobago.

32. All “trailers”, referred to in regulation 31, must be
submitted for examination and shall be subject to the provisions
of the Act.

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Examination of
films by
censors.

Attendance of
censors.

Review of film
by the Board.

Time and place
of exhibition for
censorship.
[G. 1942,
p. 810].

Custody of
films.

33. (1) For the purpose of examining films or film posters
submitted for approval, the Chairman shall depute not more than
three censors and if any of the censors deputed have not attended
the meeting for the purpose he shall accept the report of the censor
or censors as did in fact attend. On occasions when the Board
meets for other purposes five members shall form a quorum.
(2) Unless he has been absent through ill-health or with
the leave or under the direction of the Minister, any censor shall
be considered to have vacated his post as censor who has not on
the last day of any quarter attended at least one-third of the
censorship meetings for the examination of films or film posters
which he had been deputed by the Chairman to attend, or who has
not on the last day of any year attended at least one-third of the
censorship meetings of the Board for other purposes held during
the preceding twelve months or during his tenure of office during
such months.

34. When a film has been examined by any number of censors
representing less than a majority of the Board and these censors are
in doubt as to approving or rejecting the film or any part thereof,
or if so requested by the exhibitor who is not satisfied with their
decision, they shall call the other censors into consultation and the
decision of the majority of the Board shall prevail, subject to the
right of appeal to the Minister as provided by the Act.

35. (1) The Chairman of the Board may give general or
special directions to any exhibitor as to the day, hour and place
when and where his films are to be exhibited for censorship.
(2) The Minister and the Chairman and members of the
Board and their officers and servants shall not be responsible for
any loss, damage or injury arising out of the exhibition of any
film for censorship purposes.

36. Parts of any film not allowed to be exhibited shall, on
request of the Chairman, be deposited at the office of the Board
and shall be returned when the film is about to be exported.

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Censor’s right
of entry.

Board’s
accounts to be
sent to the
Comptroller of
Accounts.

Leave to
censors.

Board’s office.

Certificate of
approval.

Form.

Form
prescribed.
Form D.
First Schedule.

Record of
quotas.

Form C
First Schedule.

37. The censors shall have the right of entry into all cinemas
during performances, free of charge; and it shall be their duty to
make such surprise visits as they may think fit. Accommodation
must in every case be reserved for a possible visit by the censors.

38. The Chairman shall render monthly accounts to the
Comptroller of Accounts showing the balance of cash in hand,
and shall pay over same against a receipt in due form.

39. The Minister may grant leave of absence to any censor and
may temporarily fill the vacant place or places during the absence.

40. The office of the Board shall be such room or place as the
Minister may from time to time specify in the Gazette.

41. (1) Certificates of approval may at any time be
cancelled by the Board provided that the reasons for the
cancelling shall be given to the exhibitor in writing.
(2) A certificate of approval may, subject to the
conditions to be imposed, be in the following form:

We certify having examined on the ................ day of ................,
20..... a film entitled ............................... submitted to the Board
of Film Censors and have approved of the same being exhibited
within Trinidad and Tobago subject to the following conditions:

for Board of Film Censors.

42. The form set out in the First Schedule as Form D has
been prescribed for the purposes of section 17 of the Act.

PART III

BRITISH FILMS AND QUOTAS
43. The book to be kept by the exhibitor, and the return to be
furnished under section 17 of the Act shall be in the form set out
as Form C in the First Schedule. Subject to the provisions of
section 17(3) of the Act a separate book shall be kept by the
exhibitor in respect of each theatre in which he exhibits films.

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Regulations as
to British
quotas.

Method of
ascertaining
compliance with
regulation 44.

44. (1) For the purposes of sections 18 and 19 of the Act, the
proportions and quotas of British films to be exhibited in each
theatre shall be in accordance with this regulation.
(2) In the case of films other than news films, the
proportion of British films to be exhibited to the public on
payment, during each half-year in which any films other than news
films are exhibited to the public on payment in the theatre, shall be
at least fifteen per cent, and if the films so exhibited include feature
films (being films, other than news films, of not less than 5,000 feet
in length) there shall, in addition, be maintained in relation to the
feature films the same proportion of British films.
(3) In the case of news films, the quota of British films
to be exhibited to the public on payment, during each complete
month in which films are exhibited to the public on payment in
the theatre, shall be at least 8,000 feet.
(4) In this regulation—
“half-year” means a period commencing on 1st January and

ending on the following 30th June and a period commencing
on lst July and ending on the following 31st December;

“month” means any one of the twelve calendar months of the year.
(5) Subregulation (2) shall apply in relation to all licensed
theatres in the City of Port-of-Spain and the City of San Fernando.
(6) Subregulation (3) shall apply in relation to all
licensed theatres throughout Trinidad and Tobago.

45. The method of calculating the proportion or quota of
British films exhibited in any theatre shall be as follows:
(a) as regards feature films, the number of British

feature films exhibited shall be compared with
the number of all feature films exhibited;

(b) as regards films, other than feature films and news
films, the aggregate number of feet of British
films exhibited shall be compared with the
aggregate number of feet of all films exhibited;

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Fees.
[46 of 1979
3 of 1994].

Duration.

Forms B and C.
Schedule.

Licence and
permit fees for
Projectionists
and learners.

(c) a film exhibited outside the hours approved by
the Board as being the normal hours of the
ordinary programme of the theatre shall be
deemed for the purposes of this regulation, not
to have been exhibited on that occasion;

(d) a film exhibited more than once at a theatre
during a half-year (which expression shall have
the same meaning as in regulation 44) shall be
deemed for the purposes of this regulation, to
have been exhibited during that half-year only
on the first occasion on which it was exhibited.

PART IV

LICENCES AND FEES
46. (1) There shall be payable annually in advance to the
Comptroller of Accounts in respect of a theatre or exhibitor a
licence fee of one thousand five hundred dollars; but where an
application for a licence is made on or after lst July in any year,
the fee payable shall be seven hundred and fifty dollars.
(2) All licences shall commence on lst January or from the
date of issue if issued subsequent to lst January in any year, and shall
expire on 31st December in that year unless previously revoked.
(3) A licence for a theatre shall be in the form set out as
Form B in the First Schedule, and a licence for an exhibitor shall
be in the form set out as Form C in the First Schedule, subject to
such modifications or other conditions as may be required in the
circumstances of each particular licence.

47. The following fees shall be payable for a projectionist’s
licence, a learner’s permit and a duplicate to operate a projector—

Learner’s permit—$5.00 valid for six months.
Projectionist’s licence—$10.00 valid for twelve months.
Duplicate learner’s permit—$5.00 valid for six months.
Duplicate projectionist’s licence—$l0.00 valid for twelve
months.

48. (Revoked by Act No. 8 of 1996).

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Cinematograph Regulations[Subsidiary]

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Cinematograph Regulations [Subsidiary]

L.R.O.

Regulation
46(3).
[207/2001].

FORM B
CINEMATOGRAPH ACT

LICENCE FOR A THEATRE
Under section 5 of the Cinematograph Act the building/place situated at

.......................... and known as .......................... is hereby licensed for the use
as a theatre for the period ......................... for the purposes mentioned in the
Act, subject to the following conditions and restrictions, that is to say:

(1) The fee of $............ is payable in respect of this licence to the
Comptroller of Accounts the receipt for which amount must be furnished to
the Licensing Authority before this licence can be used or becomes valid.
(2) No film shall be exhibited unless the provisions of the

Cinematograph Act and Regulations have been complied with.
(3) (Deleted by LN 207/2001).
*

If any of the above-mentioned terms, conditions or restrictions is not complied
with, or if, without the sanction of the Licensing Authority, any alteration is made
in the said theatre or in the enclosure containing the cinematograph apparatus, or
if at any time the Licensing Authority considers the place for which this licence
is granted no longer suitable, this licence will be revoked.

This Licence expires on the 31st of December, 20...... unless sooner
revoked.

Dated the ..................... of ................................., 20...........

............................................................
Licensing Authority

Magistrate...............................District

*Insert here any other conditions to be imposed.

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FORM C
CINEMATOGRAPH ACT

LICENCE FOR AN EXHIBITOR
Under section 5 of the Cinematograph Act (A.B.) of .....................................

is hereby licensed to carry on the business of exhibiting films to the public
during the year 20......, subject to the following conditions and restrictions, that
is to say:

(1) The fee of $............. is payable in respect of this licence to the
Comptroller of Accounts, the receipt for which amount must be furnished
to the Licensing Authority before this licence can be used or becomes valid.

(2) No film shall be exhibited unless the provisions of the
Cinematograph Act and Regulations have been complied with.
*

This Licence expires on the ................. day of ................. 20......, unless sooner
revoked.

Dated this ............... day of ..................................... 20.............

............................................................
Licensing Authority

Magistrate...............................District

*Insert here any other conditions to be imposed.

Regulation
46(3).
[207/2001].

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36 Chap. 20:10 Cinematograph

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Cinematograph Regulations[Subsidiary]

SECOND SCHEDULE
(Revoked by Act No. 8 of 1996).

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