Like all libraries, school libraries need to ensure that restricted items are not lent or shown to underage students.
If your school library stocks DVDs, please make sure they are correctly labelled, that you display a label poster and that all staff are aware of the meaning of labels and legal restrictions. More information about labelling and restrictions can be found here.
Permission from a teacher or a parent does not override a restriction. If teachers want students to see a restricted film or graphic novel, they must apply to the Chief Censor for an exemption from the classification.
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