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The Censorship of Films Act, 1963

( ACT NO. XVIII OF 1963 )

Publicity materials of certified films
1[6A. (1) Any publicity materials, such as still photographs, diagrams, sketches, posters, handbills and Bangla translation of the names of films of foreign origin, shall not be displayed before a licensed place or on publicity boards or otherwise or advertised through print and electronic media unless such materials are approved in a manner prescribed by the Board.
(2) Any person advertising a film certified for public exhibition restricted to members of any profession or any class of persons only of publicising such films by means of insertions in newspapers, posters or hand-bills shall, after the date of its certification, indicate in such insertions that the film has been certified for public exhibition restricted to the members of profession or class of persons only.
(3) The name and address of the producer and director of the film and the approval number of the Board shall be shown clearly on the publicity materials.
(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in Cinematograph Act, 1918 (II of 1918), if an unapproved publicity material is exhibited or displayed in any licensed place, the licence of the licensed place shall be liable to suspension or revocation.
Explanation.- For the purpose of this section “licensed place” means a place licensed under section 3 of the Cinematograph Act, 1918 (II of 1918) for the exhibition of film.]

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    Section 6A was inserted by section 8 of the Censorship of Films (Amendment) Act, 2006 (Act No. I of 2006)
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