oa Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa - Publications control in South Africa: a new era

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0259-0069



The South African publications control system has, during the past two to three years, shown much greater tolerance than it has been given credit for. To lessen negative perceptions, the public should be informed about the current state of affairs and the concessions already made in the current application of the existing legislation. This article also provides details of arguments considered during the drafting of the Film and Publications Bill, as well as details of, and comments on the proposed procedures with regard to future classification of publications and films

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