Topic: Cinematograph (Certification) Rules Delhi HC Dismisses Petition Demanding That Movies With ‘A’ Certificate Be Not Shown On TV Despite. No: 69, Dated: Jan, 31 Amendment of the Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, loading please wait. The Certification process is in accordance with The Cinematograph Act, , The Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, , and the guidelines issued by the .

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Terms and conditions of service other than salary and allowances of the Chairman of the Board and allowances payable to the other members of the Board. Constitution of advisory panels. To adopt modern technology for certification process through computerization of certification process and upgradation of infrastructure.

Application for examination of films. Uncertification of a film under section 6. Assessment of public reactions to films. Certain films to continue to remain uncertified films. Films that meet the above — mentioned criteria but are considered unsuitable for exhibition to non-adults shall be certified for exhibition to adult audiences only.

To ensure the good and healthy entertainment in accordance with the provisions of the Cinematograph Act and the Cinematograph Certification Rules Objectives of Film Certification the medium of film remains responsible and sensitive to the values and standards of society; artistic expression and creative freedom are not unduly curbed; certification is responsible to social changes; the medium of film provides clean and healthy entertainment; and as far as possible, the film is of aesthetic value and cinematically of a good standard.

President of the meeting.

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Re-examination of certified films. Ccinematograph film is judged in its entirety from the point of view of its overall impact and is examined in the light of the period depicted in the film and the contemporary standards of the country and the people to whom the film relates, provided that the film does not deprave the cinematovraph of the audience. Fees for appeal to the Appellate Tribunal. Officers of the Board. Terms and conditions of service of the Chairman and members of the Appellate Tribunal.


Amendment of certificate granted by the Board after notification under section 6. In pursuance of the above objectives, the CBFC shall ensure that anti social activities such as violence are not glorified or justified the modus operandi of criminals, other visuals or words likely to incite the commission of any offence are not depicted; rues showing involvement of children in violence as victims or perpetrators or as forced witnesses to violence, or showing children cinematohraph being subjected to any form of child abuse.

The Union Government nominates the Members of the panels by drawing people from different walks of life for a period of two years. Representation of women in the Board. Issue of certificate subject to removal. Duties of the Board.

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Preservation of records of certification cindmatograph films. While riles films for unrestricted public exhibition, the Board shall ensure that the film is suitable for family viewing, that is to say, the film shall be such that all the rjles of the family including children can view it together. Question to be decided by majority of votes. Scenes that tend to create scorn, disgrace or disregard of rules or undermine the dignity of court will come under the term ”Contempt of Court”: Allowances payable to members of the advisory panel.

To create awareness among advisory panel members, media and film makers about the guidelines for certification and current trend in films through workshops and meetings. Issue of certificate subject to removal of portions of film. IBF Policy for prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace.


The Board consists of non-official members and a Chairperson all of whom are appointed by the Union Government and functions with cinematograpj at Mumbai. Deposit of a copy of certified film.

Alteration of film after issue of certificate. Term of office of members of advisory panels.

Amendment of the Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 8 of the Cinematograph Act, 37 of cihematograph, and in supersession of the Cinematograph Censorship Rules, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: Become A Member Log In. Guidelines are applied to the titles of the films also. Skip to main content. Compliance with section 6A. Short title and commencement.

Time limit in relation to certification of films. Temporary absence of Chairman. Under section 5B 2 the Central Government has issued the following guidelines.

Business ordinarily to be transacted at meetings. To make the certification process transparent and responsible. Cinemarograph the Board having regard to the nature, content and theme of the film, is of the opinion that the exhibition of the film should be restricted to members of any profession or any class of persons, the film shall be certified for public exhibition restricted to the specialized audiences to be specified by the Board in this behalf.

To ensure healthy entertainment, recreation and education to the public. The Cinematograph Act lays down that a film shall not be certified if any part of it is against the interest cinemxtograph the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States, public order, decency or involves defamation or contempt of court or is likely to incite commission of any offence.

Meetings of the Board.