6. Licensing authority to permit construction and reconstruction of buildings, installation of machinery etc., for cinematograph exhibitions

  1. Any person who intends.--
    1. to use any place for the exhibition of cinematograph films ; or
    2. to use any site for constructing a building thereon for the exhibition of cinmatograph films; or
    3. to construct any building for such exhibitions; or
    4. to instal any machinery in any place where cinematograph exhibitions are proposed to be given. shall make an application in writing to the licensing authority for permission therefor, together with such particulars as may prescribed and any provision contained in the 16[“the Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994 (13 of 1994) and the Kerala Municipality Act, 1994 (20 of 1994)”] specified in the or in the rules made under any of them in so far as it relates to any of them the matters specified above, shall not apply to any application made under this section.
  2. The licensing authority shall thereupon, after consulting such authority or officer as may be prescribed, grand or refuse permission and the provisions 16[****] of sections 5, 10 and 11 relating to licenses shall, so far as may be, apply to permission under this section :
    Provided that the previous concurrence of the local authority shall not be necessary for renewal of a permission under sub-section] (1).

16Substituted by Act 16 of 2000.