Obscene Publications

Some articles on obscene publications, obscene:

Metropolitan Police Clubs & Vice Unit - History
... activity, including drugs, criminal control of clubs and brothels and the obscene publications industry ... The Obscene Publications Act 1964 brought extra responsibilities when the unit were given the task of enforcing the act ... DCI George Fenwick, head of the obscene publications squad his direct superior DCS Bill Moody Cmdr Wallace Virgo, head of the Serious Crime Squad, in overall charge of the unit and Cmdr Kenneth Drury, head of ...
Criminal Justice And Immigration Act 2008 - Specific Provisions - Sentencing - Obscene Publications
... Section 71 increases the maximum sentence for publishing an obscene article under section 2 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 from 3 to 5 years ...
Obscenity - United Kingdom
... public morals and public policy In the United Kingdom, the Obscene Publications Acts sets the criteria for what material is allowed to be publicly accessed and ... films depicting "explicit rape", declaring scenes that glorified it as "obscene" ... questions of "indecency", which have been applied to sexual explicitness, films charged with being obscene have been viewed as having "a tendency to deprave and corrupt" and been liable to prosecution ...

Famous quotes containing the words publications and/or obscene:

    Dr. Calder [a Unitarian minister] said of Dr. [Samuel] Johnson on the publications of Boswell and Mrs. Piozzi, that he was like Actaeon, torn to pieces by his own pack.
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.
    Antonin Artaud (1896–1948)