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Office of Film and Literature Classification

JurisdictionAmong other activities, the Office determines the classification of publications submitted to it, and any restrictions to be placed on these publications for public viewing.
Governing legislationFilms, Videos and Publications Act 1993
Administering bodyThe Office is a Crown entity. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for administering the Films, Videos and Publications Act 1993. The Classification Office is funded by the Department of Internal Affairs, and the Chief Censor is accountable to the Minister of Internal Affairs.
Contact detailsOffice of Film and Literature Classification, PO Box 1999, Wellington
Tel: +64 4 471 6770 
Fax: +64 4 471 6781 
General inquiries: information@censorship.govt.nz
AvailabilityThe Office's web site includes databases for Censorship Decisions and Film and Video Labelling, both linked from the home page.
Indexed byOffice of Film and Literature Classification - List of Decisions
Reported inNZAR
NoteDecisions of the Office of Film and Literature Classification may be reviewed by the Film and Literature Board of Review.
See also Film and Literature Board of Review