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Censorship of publications act, 1929

Ireland. Dept. of Justice.

Censorship of publications act, 1929

Register of prohibited publications (as on the 31st March,1932).

by Ireland. Dept. of Justice.

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Published by Stationery Office in Dublin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19802683M

The Censorship of Publications Board is an independent board established by the Censorship of Publications Act, to examine books and periodicals that are for sale in the Republic of is governed by the Censorship of Publications Acts of , and The Board has the authority to prohibit any book or periodical that they find to be obscene. an act to provide for the expiration of certain prohibition orders under the censorship of publications acts, and , and to remove the time limit imposed by the last-mentioned act in respect of certain appeals to the censorship of publications appeal board. [11th july, ].

  The Censorship of Publications Board is an independent board established by the Censorship of Publications Act, to examine books and periodicals that are for sale in the Republic of Ireland. It is governed by the Censorship of Publications Acts of , and The Board has the authority to prohibit any book or periodical that they find to be obscene. The Irish censorship board banned The Country Girls upon its publication, adding it to a list of over books banned in Ireland under the Censorship of Publications Act, The public response in Ireland was largely negative as a result of the sexual imagery and national critique throughout the trilogy.

  In , the Censorship of Publications Act became law in Ireland, allowing any citizen to complain to a government-appointed board about a book or a publication.   What is Book Censorship? Book Censorship is the act of banning a publication in the form of a book resulting from content that is perceived to be objectionable, incendiary, illicit, or immoral by the presiding governmental body of a specific country or nation. The nature of Book Censorship varies greatly on both domestic and.


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Censorship of publications act, 1929 by Ireland. Dept. of Justice. Download PDF EPUB FB2

An act to make provision for the prohibition of the sale and distribution of unwholesome literature and for that purpose to provide for the establishment of a censorship of books and periodical publications, and to restrict the publication of reports of certain classes of judicial proceedings and for other purposes incidental to the matters aforesaid.

—This Act may be cited as the Censorship of Publications Act, Definitions. 2.—In this Act— the word “Minister” means the Minister for Justice; the expression “periodical publication” includes any newspaper, magazine, journal, or other printed publication which is published periodically or in.

Censorship of Publications Act, Permanent Page URL. 1929 book by Section Amharc de réir Ailt; View Full Act Amharc ar an Acht A book or periodical publication containing an advertisement relating to a book or periodical publication which advocates or might reasonably be supposed to advocate within the meaning of sub-section (1) of this.

Censorship of Publications Act, ; Censorship of Publications Act, Permanent Page URL. View by Section Amharc de réir Ailt; View Full Act Amharc ar an Acht book, or other publication which is certified by the Board to be published bona fide for the information or instruction of members of the medical or legal profession.

Censorship of Publications Act, (Act 21 of ) Censorship of Publications Bill, (Bill 41 of ). Tag archives: Censorship of Publications Act On this day 2 September. On 2 September Yeats invited Joyce to join the Irish Academy of Letters.

Yeats and George Bernard Shaw were working to establish an Irish Academy of Letters, a body that would represent Irish writers in general and would help in the fight against censorship in.

Censorship of publications act The Censorship of Publications Acts of followed, and established the Censorship of Publications Board. Books could be banned that were considered to be indecent or obscene, as could newspapers whose content relied too much on crime, and works that promoted the "unnatural" prevention of conception or that advocated abortion.

[1]. Section 14(1) of the Censorship of Publications Act provides: It shall not be lawful to print or publish or cause or procure to be printed or published in relation to any judicial proceedings: (a) any indecent matter the publication of which would be calculated to injure public morals, or.

The Press and Registration of Books Act is a result of many previous draconian laws being repealed and or being merged into one. It has been in existence for years. In many ways it has outlived its utility. But its existence continues to plague Indian academic publishing.

The biggest sufferer has been Indian Journal publishing. The Censorship of Publications Act repealed a large part of the act and was "to make further and better provision for the censorship of books and periodical publications". Periodicals caught by the act included issues that "have devoted an unduly large proportion of space to the publication of matter relating to crime".

The Censorship of Publications Act () was an effort by the Irish Free State Government to protect the population from literature that was seen in the early to mid-twentieth century as immoral or indecent.

Under the Act, a Censorship Board was set up that had the power to ban certain publications from being distributed in the country. CENSORSHIP OF PUBLICATIONS ACTS, TO REGISTER OF PROHIBITED PUBLICATIONS.

Alphabetical list of books prohibited on the ground that they were indecent or obscene (correct to 31st December, ). Alphabetical list of books prohibited on the ground(s) that they were indecent or obscene and/or that they advocate the procurement of. The passage of the Censorship of Publications Act marked a significant development for the inclusion of Irish Catholic teaching into the Free State's legal system.

AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION FOR THE CENSORSHIP OF BOOKS AND PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS. [13th February, ] BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:— Definitions. 1.—In this Act— the expression “the Act of ” means the Censorship of Publications Act, (No. 21 of ).

" The Censorship of Publications Act,was an act “to make provision for the prohibition of the sale and distribution of unwholesome literature and for that purpose to provide for the establishment of a censorship of books and periodical publications, and to restrict the publication of reports of certain classes of judicial proceedings.

The Act does not apply to a publication– (a) that is sponsored by the National Government or a Provincial Government; or (b) that is being transhipped within Papua New Guinea for delivery at a place outside Papua New Guinea.

PART II. – ADMINISTRATION. Division 1. The Censorship Board. THE CENSORSHIP BOARD. In Aprila copy of Rabelais being imported by the book collector A.

Edward Newton of Philadelphia was confiscated by a New York customs inspector 'acting under Section A of the Tariff Act.'. Censorship of publications. The Censorship of Publications Board makes decisions on the censorship of publications.

This is an independent voluntary board established by the Censorship of Publications Act The Censorship of Publications Board is made up of five members who are appointed by the Minister of Justice and Equality.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:— Definitions. —In this Act— the expression “the Act of ” means the Censorship of Publications Act, (No. 21 of ); the expression “the Appeal Board” means the Censorship of Publications Appeal Board; the word “book” includes every printed publication which is not a periodical publication and, save where the context.

The of Publications Act was the product of pressure from well organised Catholic lay organisations1 and the hierarchy2 of the Irish Catholic Church (Curtis ).

The Catholic Church in Ireland was particularly authoritarian and pessimistic about the Irish people’s ability to play out what it viewed to be their religio-national mission, namely, to offer a Celtic-Catholic beacon of.

The Censorship of Publications Act,was enacted to prohibit the sale and distribution of “unwholesome literature”. A database of prohibited books, periodicals and films would be .On 29 October the Catholic national newspaper, The Standard, proudly proclaimed that the first prosecution under the Censorship of Publications Act had been successful.The original Censorship of Publications Act was enacted in Since then we have had amending legislation in andbut little has actually changed since the first piece of law.