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13 May 2016—Classification review announced for the film X-Men: Apocalypse

13 May 2016—Classification review announced for the film X-Men: Apocalypse

Media release

13 May 2016

The Classification Review Board has received an application to review the classification of the film X-Men: Apocalypse.

X-Men: Apocalypse was classified MA 15+ with the consumer advice 'strong science fiction themes and violence' by the Classification Board on 11 May 2016.

The Classification Review Board will meet on 16 May 2016 to consider the application.  The decision and reasons will later be published on www.classification.gov.au.

If an individual or organisation wishes to apply for standing as an interested party to this review, please write to the Convenor of the Review Board.  The names of interested parties will be disclosed in the Review Board's final decision report, unless requested otherwise.

Please note that the Review Board can only consider submissions about X-Men: Apocalypse itself and not any other matters relating to film classification policy or issues generally.

Submissions should be emailed to crb@classification.gov.au or sent to:

The Convenor
Classification Review Board
Locked Bag 3
HAYMARKET  NSW  1240

The Classification Review Board is an independent merits review body. It makes a fresh classification decision upon receipt of an application for review. The Classification Review Board decision takes the place of the original decision made by the Classification Board.

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