02 October 2012
From 1 October 2012 there are several changes to the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993, and the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Regulations 1994.
The register of classification decisions for decisions made on or after 1 October 2012 must be established and maintained in an electronic medium.
The register page of each classification decision will be made available to the public in electronic form as a pdf from the NZ Register of Classification Decisions
The monthly List of Decisions is no longer required - this will impact on applications for applying for a review of decisions to the Board of Review.
From 1 October 2012, the Classification Office will stop producing a monthly List of Decisions (LOD). The last list produced will be the September list which will be published on 9 October 2012. For decisions appearing in the September 2012 LOD, the deadlines for applications for review are:
After 1 October 2012, the date of registration of the classification decision is the date from which the review period is measured. This means: