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The Censorship of Films Act, 1963

( ACT NO. XVIII OF 1963 )

9. (1) 1[Omitted by section 7 of the Censorship of Films (Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. LVIII of 1982).]
(2) Where a person guilty of an offence punishable under this Act is a company or other body corporate, every managing director, director, manager, secretary or other officer or agent thereof shall, unless he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he exercised due diligence to prevent its commission, be deemed to be guilty of such offence.
[(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898),-
(a) the provisions of the said Code shall be applicable in the case of trial of an offence punishable under this Act;
(b) an offence punishable under this Act may be tried summarily in accordance with, as far as possible, the provisions laid down in Chapter XXII of the said Code.]

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    Sub-section (3) was added by section 11 of the Censorship of Films (Amendment) Act, 2006 (Act No. I of 2006)
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