Amendments made: No. 23, in page 8, line 10, leave out 'the premises' and insert 'they'.
No. 24, in page 8, line 11, leave out 'the provisions of'.
No. 25, in page 8, line 25, after 'Cinematograph', insert '(Amendment)'.
No. 26, page 8, line 26, at end insert—
'2A. For subsection (4) of section 7 of that Act (exhibitions in private dwelling-houses) there shall be substituted the following subsections—
"(4) The following exemptions shall effect in relation to any cinematograph exhibition to which this subsection applies, that is to say—
(a) neither a licence under section 2 of this Act nor a consent under section 4 of the Cinematograph Act 1952 shall have be required by reason only of the giving of the exhibition; (b) where the exhibition is given in premises in respect of which such a licence or consent is in force, no condition or restriction on or subject to which the licence or consent was granted shall apply to the exhibition; (c) regulations under this Act shall not apply to the exhibition; and (d) for the purposes of subsection (2) of this section the giving of the exhibition shall be disregarded.
(5) Subsection (4) of this section applies to any cinematograph exhibition which—
(a) is given in a private dwelling-house; and (b) is one to which the public are not admitted.".'.
No. 27, in page 8, line 45, leave out 'in section 9(1) of the 1952 Act' and insert—
'(1) For subsection (4) of section 5 of the 1952 Act (exempted organisations) there shall be substituted the following subsections—
"(4) In the last foregoing subsection the expression `exempted organisation' means a society, institution, committee or other organisation as respects which there is in force at the time of the exhibition in question a certificate given by the Secretary of State certifying that he is satisfied that the organisation is not conducted or established for profit; and there shall be paid to the Secretary of State in respect of the giving of such a certificate such reasonable fee as he may determine.
(5) The Secretary of State shall not give such a certificate with respect to any organization—
(a) the activities of which appear to him to consist of or include the giving of cinematograph exhibitions promoted for private gain; or (b) the objects of which do not appear to him to consist of or include the giving of cinematograph exhibitions to which the public are admitted;and the Secretary of State may revoke such a certificate at any time if it appears to him that, since the certificate was given, the activities of the organisation have consisted of or included the giving of cinematograph exhibitions promoted for private gain.
(2) Any certificate given by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise under that sub-section before the commencement of this Act shall have effect as if given by the Secretary of State.
6A. In section 9(1) of that Act.'.
No. 28, in page 9, line 8 after 'Cinematograph', insert (Amendment)'.
No. 29, in page 9, line 13, after 'Cinematograph', insert '(Amendment)'. — [Mr. Peter Lloyd.]