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THE KERALA CINEMAS (REGULATION) ACT, 1958

1. Short title, extent and Commencement.............................................................................2O1

2. Definitions. ........................................................................................................................201

3. Cinematograph exhibitions to be licensed. ............................................................ 201

4. Licensing authority.............................................................................................................2O1

5. Restrictions on powers of licensing authority.................................................................... 2O1

6. Licensing authority to permit construction and reconstruction of buildings,

installation of machinery, etc., for cinematograph exhibitions.............................................. 2O3

7. Power of Government to issue directions. ....................................................................... 2O3

8. Power of licensing authority to issue directions................................................................ 2O3

8A. Power to enter place of cinematograph exhibition to inspect licence or to prevent

exhibition without licence or in violation of the provisions.....................................................2O3

9. Power of Government or District Collector to suspend exhibition of films in

Certain cases........................................................................................................................ 204

10. Penalties. ....................................................................................................................... 204

11. Power to revoke licence................................................................................................. 2O5

12. Power to revise proceeding under the Act......................................................................205

12A. Protection of action taken in good faith....................................................................... 205

13. Power to make rules...................................................................................................... 205

14. Power to exempt............................................................................................................ 2O6

15. Repeal. .......................................................................................................................... 2O6


THE KERALA CINEMAS (REGULATION) RULES, 1988


PARTI - General................................................................................................................... 2O7

1. Short title and Commencement.........................................................................................2O7

2. Definitions. ....................................................................................................................... 2O7

PART II - Licences................................................................................................................ 208

Approval of Building Construction and issue of Licences..................................................... 209

Fees....................................................................................................................................... 211

Renewals............................................................................................................................... 211

Additions and Alterations to Cinema Premises..................................................................... 212

Appeals ................................................................................................................................. 213

PARTIII - Inspection ............................................................................................................. 213

PART IV - Enclosure ............................................................................................................ 215

PART V - Building..................................................................................................................216

PART VI - Health & Sanitation............................................................................................. 219

PART VII - Fire Precautions................................................................................................. 219

PART VIII - Electrical System.............................................................................................. 221

PART IX - Seating............................................................................................................. 222

PART X - Special provisions in the case of certain cinematograph Exhibitions..................223

PART Xl............................................................................................................................... 223

FORM A G....................................................................................................................224-229

NOTIFICATION............................................................................................................. 229-231