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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Control of exhibitions

    1. 1. Licence required for exhibitions.

    2. 2. Consent required for exhibitions for children.

    3. 3. Grant, renewal and transfer of licence or consent.

    4. 4. Regulations by Secretary of State.

  3. Exempted exhibitions

    1. 5. Exhibitions in private dwelling-houses.

    2. 6. Other non-commercial exhibitions.

    3. 7. Exhibitions in premises used occasionally.

    4. 8. Exhibitions in movable buildings, etc.

  4. Exhibitions on Sundays

    1. 9. Exhibitions on Sundays.

  5. Enforcement

    1. 10. Offences.

    2. 11. Penalties and forfeitures.

    3. 12. Revocation of licence or consent.

    4. 13. Powers of entry.

    5. 14. Powers of arrest and seizure.

    6. 15. Offences by bodies corporate.

  6. Appeals

    1. 16. Appeals against decisions of licensing authority.

  7. Special provisions relating to Greater London

    1. 17. Provisional grant of licences in Greater London.

    2. 18. Variation of licences in Greater London.

  8. Miscellaneous and general

    1. 19. Music and dancing licences not required.

    2. 20. Meaning of promotion for private gain.

    3. 21. Interpretation.

    4. 22. Amendments resulting from Fire Precautions Act 1971.

    5. 23. Transitional provisions.

    6. 24. Consequential amendments and repeals.

    7. 25. Short title, commencement and extent.

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments of Act Which Have Effect on Coming into Force of Section 12(11) of the Fire Precautions Act 1971

      1. 1.In section 2(2), after the words “section 4 below” there...

      2. 2.In section 6, for subsection (3) there shall be substituted...

      3. 3.The following provisions shall cease to have effect, namely—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Consequential Amendments

      1. Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922

        1. 1.In paragraph (iii) of the proviso to section 2 of...

      2. Children and Young Persons Act 1933

        1. 2.In section 12(5) of the Children and Young Persons Act...

      3. Public Health Act 1936

        1. 3.In section 226(3) of the Public Health Act 1936—

      4. Shops Act 1950

        1. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. Obscene Publications Act 1959

        1. 6.(1) Section 2 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 shall...

      6. Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963

        1. 7.In section 90(1) of the Offices, Shops and Railway Premises...

      7. Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1966

        1. 8.In section 21(1) of the Greater London Council (General Powers)...

      8. Fire Precautions Act 1971

        1. 9.In subsection (11) of section 12 of the Fire Precautions...

      9. Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975

        1. 10.In section 289D(1A) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975,...

      10. Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980

        1. 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 12.In Part III of Schedule 6 to the Magistrates’ Courts...

      11. Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981

        1. 13.In section 1(4) of the Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981...

      12. Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982

        1. 14.In section 10(11) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...

        2. 15.In paragraph 21 of Schedule 1 to the Local Government...

        3. 16.In paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 3 to the Local Government...

      13. Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

        1. 17.In section 41(2)(d) of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982,...

      14. Video Recordings Act 1984

        1. 18.(1) Section 3 of the Video Recordings Act 1984 shall...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Enactments Repealed

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