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The Cinematograph Act, 1918

( ACT NO. II OF 1918 )

1[2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) "cassette" means a magazine or container of ferromagnetic recording tapes having the operating characteristic of being directly loaded into magnetic tape recording or re-producing machine;
(b) "cinematograph" means a composite equipment including a video-cassette recorder used for production, projection and exhibition of motion picture film;
(c) "film", in relation to a motion picture, means a thin flexible ribbon of transparent material having perforations along one or both edges and bearing a sensitized layer or other coating capable of producing photographic images; and includes unexposed film, exposed but unprocessed film and exposed and processed film;
(d) "place" includes a house, building, tent or vessel;
(e) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act; and
(f) "video-cassette recorder" means an electromagnetic equipment for recording and reproducing motion picture and sound signals simultaneously on cassette tapes.]

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    Section 2 was substituted, for section 2 by section 2 of the Cinematograph (Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. LVII of 1982)
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