The Cine Workers Welfare Cess Act ,1981
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,
(a) “cinematograph” film has the same meaning as in the Cinematograph Act,1952 (37 of 1952);
Cinematograph. Under Section 2 of the Cinematograph Act,1918, the word ‘cinematograph’ has been defined as under :
“cinematograph” includes any apparatus for the representation of moving pictures or series of pictures.
(b) “feature film” means a full length cinematograph film produced wholly or partly in India with a format and a story woven around a number of characters where the plot is revealed mainly through dialogues and not wholly through narration, animation or cartoon depiction and does not include an advertisement film;
(c) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(d) “producer”, in relation to a feature film, means,
(i) the producer of such film; or
(ii) where the application for a certificate in respect of such film under Section 4 of the Cinematograph Act,1952 (37 of 1952), is made by any other person, such other person.