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UK media laws: Cinema and films


1972 c.19
  Repealed by Cinemas Act 1985

An Act to amend the Sunday Entertainments Act 1932

1.—Cinematograph entertainments on Sundays. Allows unconditional licensing to open on Sundays.
2.—Appeals. Exhibitors may make appeals against a local authority's refusal to grant a licence in accordance with the Cinematograph Act 1952 6(1)
3.—Winding-up of Cinematograph Fund.
4.—Repeal. Affects Sunday Entertainments Act 1932, British Film Institute Act 1949, The London Government Act 1963.
6.—Starts 1 July 1972; not applicable in Scotland or Northern Ireland.

Cinema and film laws.
Alphabetical list.


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