Guidance

Films (Exhibition Periods) Order 1996

This order prevents film distributors from requiring exhibitors to show films for more than a minimum period.

Document

Films (Exhibition Periods) Order 1996

Details

This order was made under the monopoly provisions of the Fair Trading Act 1973. It prevents film distributors from requiring exhibitors to show films for a period longer than:

  • 2 weeks - in the case of exhibitions that start within 6 weeks of a films general release day
  • 1 week - in any other case
Published 13 December 1996