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This Determination amends the Classification (Markings for Films and Computer Games) Determination 2007 to operate consistently with the Classification (Advertising of Unclassified Films and Computer Games Scheme) Determination 2009. These determinations are part of a package of reforms, including amendments of the Commonwealth Classification Act and of State and Territory classification legislation.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 22 Jun 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Jun-2009
Tabled Senate23-Jun-2009
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Classification (Markings for Films and Computer Games) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1)1

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

I, BRENDAN O’CONNOR, Minister for Home Affairs, make this Determination under section 8 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995.

Dated 17 June 2009

BRENDAN O’CONNOR


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Classification (Markings for Films and Computer Games) Amendment Determination 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 July 2009.

3              Amendment of Classification (Markings for Films and Computer Games) Determination 2007

                Schedule 1 amends the Classification (Markings for Films and Computer Games) Determination 2007.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

 

[1]           Section 7, after definition of Act

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Advertising Determination means the Classification (Advertising of Unclassified Films and Computer Games Scheme) Determination 2009.

Note   Long message and message are defined in clause 1.1 of the Advertising Determination.

[2]           After section 34

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34A         Cinema advertising following film classification

         (1)   A cinema must display a notice showing clearly the classification of each film being shown.

         (2)   The notice must be positioned in the cinema where it can be read by people before the point of ticket purchase.

         (3)   A notice is not required if a film guide or directory mentioned in section 34 complies also with the requirements of this section.

[3]           Before section 35

insert in Subdivision 6

35A         Compliance with Advertising Determination

                Despite anything in this Subdivision, advertising material for a film or a computer game must comply with the Advertising Determination if:

                (a)    the advertising material displays the message; and

               (b)    the film or the computer game has not been classified X 18+ or RC.

[4]           Paragraph 40 (2) (b)

substitute

               (b)    during the advertisement:

                          (i)    for an advertisement of at least 10 seconds — a ticker, shown for at least 10 seconds, that includes the long message in a height of at least 5% of the height of the active screen area of the presentation format; or

                         (ii)    for an advertisement of less than 10 seconds — a ticker, shown for the length of the advertisement, that includes the long message in a height of at least 5% of the height of the active screen area of the presentation format.

Note   The advertising time for an advertisement for a film or computer game contained in a larger advertisement does not include the advertising time for other material also included in the larger advertisement.

[5]           Subparagraphs 40 (3) (b) (i) and (ii)

omit each mention of

30

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10

[6]           Section 41

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seconds:

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seconds, or, if the advertisement is less than 10 seconds, the length of the advertisement:

[7]           Section 41, note

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Note

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Note 1

[8]           Section 41, after the note

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Note 2   The advertising time for an advertisement for a film or computer game contained in a larger advertisement does not include the advertising time for other material also included in the larger advertisement.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.