Topic: Cinematograph (Certification) Rules Delhi HC Dismisses Petition Demanding That Movies With ‘A’ Certificate Be Not Shown On TV Despite. No: 69, Dated: Jan, 31 Amendment of the Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, loading please wait. The Certification process is in accordance with The Cinematograph Act, , The Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, , and the guidelines issued by the .

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Assessment of public reactions to films. Constitution of advisory panels. To ensure the good and healthy entertainment in accordance with the provisions of the Cinematograph Act and the Cinematograph Certification Rules Duties of the Board. Deposit of a copy of certified film. Films that meet the above — mentioned criteria but are considered unsuitable for exhibition to non-adults shall be certified for exhibition to adult audiences only. To ensure healthy entertainment, recreation and education to the public.

Amendment of the Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983

The Board consists of non-official members and a Chairperson all of whom are appointed by the Union Government and functions with headquarters at Mumbai. Issue of certificate subject to removal. Business ordinarily to be transacted at meetings. If the Board having regard to the nature, content and theme of the film, is of the opinion that the exhibition of the film should be restricted to members of any profession or any class of persons, the film shall be certified for public exhibition restricted to the specialized audiences to be specified by the Board in this behalf.

Amendment of the Cinematograph (Certification) Rules,

Terms and rles of service other than salary and allowances of the Chairman of the Board and allowances payable to the other members of the Board. To adopt modern technology for certification process through computerization of certification process and upgradation of infrastructure. The Board shall scrutinize the titles of the films carefully and ensure that they are not provocative, vulgar, offensive or violative of any of the above-mentioned guidelines.


Temporary absence of Chairman.

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In pursuance of the above objectives, the CBFC shall cinematogaph that anti social activities such as violence are cinematohraph glorified or justified the modus operandi of criminals, other visuals or words likely to incite the commission of any offence are not depicted; scenes showing involvement of children in violence as victims or perpetrators or as forced witnesses to violence, or showing children as being subjected to any form of child abuse.

Certain films to continue to remain uncertified films. Under section 5B 2 the Central Government has issued the following guidelines. Uncertification of a film under section 6.

Fees for appeal to the Appellate Tribunal. Question to be decided by majority of votes. To make the certification process transparent and responsible. Scenes that tend to create scorn, disgrace or disregard of rules or undermine the dignity of court will come under the term ”Contempt of Court”: Time limit in relation to certification of films. Skip to main content. Alteration of film after issue of certificate.

The Cinematograph Act lays down that a film shall not be certified if any part of it is against the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States, public order, decency or involves defamation or contempt of court or is likely to incite commission of any offence. While certifying films for unrestricted public exhibition, the Board shall ensure that the film is suitable for family viewing, that is to say, the film shall be such that all the members of the family including children can view it together.

A film is judged in its entirety from the point of view of its overall impact and is examined in the light of the period depicted in the film and the contemporary standards of the country and the people to whom the film relates, provided that the film does not deprave the morality of the audience. Term of office of members of advisory panels. IBF Policy for prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace. To create awareness among advisory panel members, media and film makers about the guidelines for certification and current trend in films through workshops and meetings.


Amendment of certificate granted by the Board after notification under section 6. Re-examination of certified films. Objectives of Film Certification the medium of film remains responsible and sensitive to the values and standards of society; artistic expression and creative freedom are not unduly curbed; certification is responsible to social changes; the medium of film provides clean and healthy entertainment; and as far as possible, the film is of aesthetic value and cinematically of a good standard.

The Union Government nominates the Members of the panels by drawing people from different walks of life for a period of two years.

Meetings of the Board. Terms and conditions of service of the Chairman and members of the Appellate Tribunal.

Compliance with section 6A. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 8 of the Cinematograph Act, 37 ofand in supersession of the Cinematograph Censorship Rules, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: Application for examination of films. Short title and commencement.

Issue of certificate subject to removal of portions of film. Allowances payable to members of the advisory panel. Representation of women in the Board.

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