extend the criteria under which music and sports video works and
documentaries lose their exemption from classification.
Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
Exemptions from classification
In Section 2 of the Video Recordings Act 1984 amend subsection (2) as follows.
In paragraph (b), for “mutilation or torture of, or other acts of gross” there is
In paragraph (c) after “organs,” there is inserted “or anus,”.
After paragraph (c), there is inserted “(ca) breasts or buttocks in a sexualised or
After paragraph (d) there is inserted—
racist, homophobic or other discriminatory language;”
For “falling within paragraph (b)”, substitute “falling within paragraphs (b),
Short title and commencement
This Act may be cited as the Video Recordings (Exemption from Classification)
This Act shall come into force on the day following the day on which it is