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Video Recordings Act 1984

It has been announced that the 1984 Video Recordings Act, which governs the role of the BBFC in classifying and censoring home video releases in the UK, was never referred to the European Parliament and thus cannot be enforced as it was never properly enacted. Julian Petley at Index on Censorship explores its ramifications.

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