Chapter Number and Title of Enactment

Chapter:

390Title:CONTROL OF OBSCENE AND INDECENT ARTICLES ORDINANCE

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Table of contents of enactment:
Cap 390 Long title
Cap 390 Part IPRELIMINARY
Cap 390 s 1Short title
Cap 390 s 2Interpretation
Cap 390 s 3Ordinance not to apply in case of certain films, etc.
Cap 390 s 4Effective date of classification and conditions
Cap 390 Part IIOBSCENE ARTICLES TRIBUNALS
Cap 390 s 5Panel of adjudicators
Cap 390 s 6Appointment of Obscene Articles Tribunals
Cap 390 s 7Membership of Tribunal
Cap 390 s 8Jurisdiction
Cap 390 s 9Immunity
Cap 390 s 10Guidance to Tribunal
Cap 390 s 11Powers
Cap 390 s 12Offences relating to a Tribunal
Cap 390 Part IIICLASSIFICATION OF ARTICLES BY A TRIBUNAL
Cap 390 s 13Submission of article to Tribunal
Cap 390 s 14Interim classification
Cap 390 s 15Requirement for full hearing
Cap 390 s 16Full hearing to be in public
Cap 390 s 17Reconsideration of article
Cap 390 s 18Publisher etc. to give notice of classification
Cap 390 s 19Registrar to give notice
Cap 390 s 20Registrar to keep repository
Cap 390 Part IVOFFENCES
Cap 390 s 21Prohibition on publishing obscene articles
Cap 390 s 22Prohibition on publishing an indecent article to a juvenile
Cap 390 s 23Prohibition on display of indecent matter
Cap 390 s 24Restriction on publishing indecent article
Cap 390 s 25Offences in relation to interim classification
Cap 390 s 26Prohibition on publishing Class III article
Cap 390 s 27Restriction on publishing Class II article
Cap 390 s 27AProhibition on possession of indecent article for the purpose of publication
Cap 390 s 28Defence of public good
Cap 390 Part VDETERMINATION BY A TRIBUNAL
Cap 390 s 29Tribunal to have exclusive jurisdiction
Cap 390 Part VIAPPEALS
Cap 390 s 30Appeal
Cap 390 s 31Procedure on hearing appeal
Cap 390 Part VIIENFORCEMENT
Cap 390 s 32Presumptions relating to publication
Cap 390 s 33Proof of certain matters
Cap 390 s 34Search and seizure under warrant
Cap 390 s 35Ancillary powers of officers under warrant
Cap 390 s 36Seizure by member of Customs and Excise Service
Cap 390 s 36ASeizure by police officer
Cap 390 s 36BSeizure by inspector
Cap 390 s 37Detained article to be taken before magistrate
Cap 390 s 38Obstruction
Cap 390 s 39Liability to forfeiture
Cap 390 s 40Order for forfeiture
Cap 390 s 41Procedure in relation to forfeiture
Cap 390 s 42Obliteration of indecent matter
Cap 390 s 43Procedure in relation to obliteration
Cap 390 Part VIIIRULES, REGULATIONS AND THE POWERS OF THE REGISTRAR
Cap 390 s 44Chief Justice may make rules
Cap 390 s 45Powers of Registrar
Cap 390 s 46Regulations
Cap 390 Part IX
Cap 390 s 47(Omitted as spent)
Cap 390 s 48(Omitted as spent)




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