6—Insertion of section 69A
After section 69—insert:
69A—Liability of occupier for R 18+ film advertisements in video stores
(1) An occupier of
premises (other than adult-only premises) at which films with a classification
lower than R 18+ are sold must not—
exhibit for promotional purposes at the premises a film or part of a film
classified R 18+; or
display for promotional purposes at the premises a poster, pamphlet or other
printed material in relation to a film classified R 18+.
Maximum penalty: $5 000.
Expiation fee: $315.
(2) It is a defence to
a prosecution for an offence against subsection (1) to prove that the
defendant took all reasonable steps to prevent the commission of the offence.
(3) This section does
not apply to material for a film, within the meaning of section 40A, that is
lawfully displayed in accordance with that section.