OBSCENE PUBLICATIONS (SUPPRESSION OF) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Offences

   3   Resident Magistrates empowered to issue warrant to search

 

THE OBSCENE PUBLICATIONS (SUPPRESSION OF) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 17th March, 1927]

Cap 267.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Obscene Publications (Suppression of) Act.

2   Offences

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   Any person who-

   (a)   for purposes of or by way of trade or for distribution or public exhibition makes or produces or has in his possession any obscene writings, drawings, prints, paintings, printed matter, pictures, posters, emblems, photographs, cinematograph films or any other obscene objects;

   (b)   for the purposes above mentioned imports, conveys or exports or causes to be imported, conveyed or exported any of the said obscene matters or things, or in any manner whatsoever puts them into circulation;

   (c)   carries on or takes part in a business, whether public or private, concerned with any of the said obscene matters or things, or deals in the said matters or things in any manner whatsoever, or distributes them or exhibits them publicly or makes a business of lending them;

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