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UK media laws: Cinema and films

THE CELLULOID AND CINEMATOGRAPH FILM ACT 1922

12&13 Geo.5 c.35
An Act to make better provision for the prevention of fires in premises where raw celluloid or cinematograph film is stored or used.


1.—General safety provisions. User must notify the local authority, provide fire escapes, etc.
2.—Amended by the Licensing Act 2003.
5.—Power of entry.
6.—Power to take samples.
11.—Act applies in Scotland but not in 'the city and royal burgh of Glasgow' nor in the city of Liverpool, which had its own law in Liverpool Corporation Act 1921.

SR&O/SI

1922/1076    Order Prescribing Fees to be Paid to Local Authorities
1924/363      Cinematograph Films, Use of Apparatus, Safety Provisions (Scotland) Order.
1924/403      Cinematograph Films, Use of Apparatus, Safety Provisions Order.
1924/1054    Order Prescribing Fees to be Paid to Local Authorities (Scotland)
1928/82        Manufacture of Cinematograph Film Regs
1939/571      Cinematograph Film Stripping Regs
1974/1841    Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922 (Repeals and Modifications) Regs

Cinema and film laws
Alphabetical list of statutes

 

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David Fisher