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Cinema Films (India)

Volume 65: debated on Tuesday 28 July 1914

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the Police Acts which enable precautionary action to be taken against the exhibition of objectionable films in India give the Government power to deal with the companies which circulate these films?

Any offence actually committed would be dealt with under the Indian Penal Code, and if a company were concerned its responsible agent in India could be prosecuted. The Secretary of State is asking the Government of India for further information.