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Films Act 1985

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Repeal of Films Acts 1960 to 1980 and abolition of Cinematograph Films Council.

  3. 2. Provisions relating to termination of levy on film exhibitors.

  4. 3. Dissolution of National Film Finance Corporation.

  5. 4. Final payments by British Film Fund Agency.

  6. 5. Financial assistance by Secretary of State in connection with the production of films.

  7. 6. Certification of master negatives, tapes and discs for purposes of section 72 of Finance Act 1982.

  8. 7. Repeals, etc.

  9. 8. Short title, commencement and extent.

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CERTIFICATION FOR PURPOSES OF SECTION 72 OF FINANCE ACT 1982 IN CASE OF BRITISH FILMS

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.(1) In this Schedule— “Commonwealth country” means the United Kingdom,...

      2. Applications for certification of master negatives, tapes and discs

        1. 2.(1) An application for the certification by the Secretary of...

      3. Certification by Secretary of State of master negatives, tapes and discs

        1. 3.(1) If the Secretary of State is satisfied that a...

      4. British films for purposes of the Schedule

        1. 4.(1) Subject to paragraph 5, a film is a British...

      5. Excluded films

        1. 5.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), a film is not a...

      6. Ascertainment of labour costs and playing time

        1. 6.(1) For the purposes of this Schedule the labour costs...

      7. Determination of requisite amount of labour costs

        1. 7.(1) For the purposes of paragraph 4(4) the requisite amount...

      8. Power of Secretary of State to direct alteration of labour costs

        1. 8.Where it is material, in connection with an application under...

      9. Determination of disputes

        1. 9.(1) Any person who is aggrieved by any decision of...

      10. Regulations and orders

        1. 10.(1) The Secretary of State may make regulations—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

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