13. Power to make rules

  1. The Government may, by notification, make rules to carry out the purpose of this Act.
  2. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for--
    1. the terms, conditions and restrictions subject to which a licence may be granted under this Act and the fees to be paid in respect of such licence;
    2. The regulation cinematograph exhibitions for securing the public safety ;
    3. The time within which and the conditions subject to which an appeal under sub-section (7), of Section 5 may be preferred, and the fees to be paid in respect of such appeal;
    4. The procedure to be followed by person submitting applications for permission under Section 6 ;
    5. The documents and plans to be submitted together with such applications, and the fees to be paid on such applications;
    6. The matters to be taken into consideration by the licensing authority before approving the site for the construction of the building, or the plans for the construction or reconstruction of the building, or the installation of machinery ;
    7. The terms, conditions and restrictions subject to which the licensing authority may accord approval in respect of the matters referred to in clause (f) ;
    8. The action to be taken in cases of contravention of the terms, conditions and restrictions subject to which such approval was accorded ;
    9. The procedure to be followed by the licensing authority before granting or refusing permission under Section 6 and any other matter incidental thereto ;
    10. The procedure for approval of films for the purposes of Section 7 ;
    11. The prohibition or regulation of smoking in cinema theatres.
  3. All rules made under this Act shall be laid for not less than fifteen days before the Legislative Assembly, as soon as possible after they are made and shall be subject to such modifications, whether by way of repeal or amendment, as the Legislative Assembly may make during the session in which they are so laid or the session immediately following.