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The Cinematograph Act – Section 18

The Cinematograph Act, 1952



18. Repeal –


The cinematograph Act, 1918 (2 of 1918), is hereby repealed.

Provided that in relation to part A states and Part B states the repeal shall have effect only in so far as the said Act relates to the sanctioning of cinematograph films for exhibition.



The wording of section 18 shows that the repeal of the Cinematograph Act, 1918 is confined to that portion of the old Act which is covered by Part II of the new Act. Section 6 is one of the repealed sections, but the issuing of the licences and the procedure provided therefore cannot be said to come within the wording of the repealing section. Bharat Bhushan v.p. C. Saxena, AIR 1955 All 82.





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