Rajya Sabha passed the Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2023. The Bill seeks to amend the Cinematograph Act, of 1952. The Bill has a provision to add certain additional certificate categories based on age. Films with an ‘A’ or ‘S’ certificate will have to need a separate certificate for exhibition on television, or any other media prescribed by the Central Government.
- Along with it, The Bill also prohibits the unauthorized recording and unauthorized exhibition of films.
- Attempting an unauthorized recording will also be considered an offense.