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This has advertising approval, but is not yet classified
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Suitable for everyone.
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Parental Guidance.
Parental Guidance
Not recommended for children under 15; may contain material which some children find confusing or upsetting.
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Not recommended for children under 15; may include moderate levels of violence, language or themes.
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Mature Audiences.
Mature Audiences
Restricted - unsuitable for persons under 15; may contain strong content.
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Restricted (R).
Restricted (R)
Restricted to adults.
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Restricted (X).
Restricted (X)
Restricted to adults – contains sexually explicit content.
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Classification compliance information.
How it all works
How it all works
How it all works.


Why do I need to do this?

General rules

If you are holding an event such as a film festival or games expo you may wish to include unclassified films, computer games or submittable publications in your program. Only events that have been registered will be able to legally exhibit unclassified material. There is no fee to register your event. Registered events must comply with certain conditions to legally exhibit or display unclassified material.

Database checks

You need to search the Classification database to check whether any of the films, computer games or publications in your programme have a classification history before registering your event.


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