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The Cinemas (Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Licence required for exhibitions

3.—(1) Subject to Articles 7 to 10, no premises shall be used for a film exhibition unless they are licensed for the purpose under this Article.

(2) A district council may grant a licence under this Article to such a person as it thinks fit to use any premises specified in the licence for the purpose of film exhibitions on such terms and conditions and subject to such restrictions as, subject to regulations under Article 6, it may determine.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (2), it shall be the duty of a district council, in granting a licence under this Article as respects any premises,—

(a)to impose conditions or restrictions prohibiting the admission of children to film exhibitions involving the showing of works designated, by the council or by such other body as may be specified in the licence, as works unsuitable for children; and

(b)to consider what (if any) conditions or restrictions should be imposed as to the admission of children to other film exhibitions inv olving the showing of works designated, by the council or by such other body as may be specified in the licence, as works of such other description as may be so specified.

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