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Classification Guide:

Censor Services: To provide quality censoring services through accurate classification, effective enforcement and educational measures to maintain order and stability in the community.


 

Rejected / Banned

  • Sex: Explicit sexual activity, demeaning sexual acts, promotion of sex with underage people, promotion of sexual crimes
  • Violence: Explicit sexual violence, promotion of sexual violence
  • Offensive Language: No restrictions
  • Drug Use: Promotion of or instruction in drug use or manufacture
  • Religious Beliefs: Offensive to other religions
  • Samoan Customs & Usage: Offensive and demeans Samoan customs and usages

Wide – Ranging View

Suitable for all Audiences.

  • Sex: None
  • Violence: None
  • Offensive Language: None
  • Drug Use: None
  • Religious Beliefs: None
  • Samoan Customs & Usage: None

Excercising Admonition

Parents Guidance Recommended.

  • Sex: No nudity or sexual activity, very mild reference, infrequent kissing
  • Violence: Mild
  • Offensive Language: Very mild and infrequent
  • Drug Use: Very mild and infrequent. Not explicit
  • Religious Beliefs: No demeaning references
  • Samoan Customs & Usage: No demeaning references

Restricted

  • Sex: Moderate, Infrequent, not explicit
  • Violence: Moderate violence, not graphic
  • Offensive Language: Mild and frequent, strong and infrequent
  • Drug Use: Low level of drug use and drug-related activities
  • Religious Beliefs: No demeaning references
  • Samoan Customs & Usage: No demeaning references

Restricted

Not to lend or exhibit to persons under 18 years of age.

  • Sex: Scenes may be frequent but not explicit
  • Violence: Graphic violence permitted but not sexual violence
  • Offensive Language: No restrictions
  • Drug Use: Drug use may be shown but not encouraged

Restricted

Mature Adults only

  • Sex: Complete nudity and sexual activities can be shown moderately
  • Violence: Graphic violence permitted; careful treatment of sexual violence permitted
  • Offensive Language: No restrictions
  • Drug Use: Not to be shown
  • Religious Beliefs: No demeaning references
  • Samoan Customs & Usage: No demeaning references

About MJCA

Ministry of Justice, Courts and Administration

Mulinuu, Samoa

P.O. Box 49

info@mjca.gov.ws

Upolu Numbers:

  • phone : (685) 22671 - 74
  • Fax : (685) 21050

Savaii Numbers:

  • Phone : (685) 53514
  • Fax : (685) 53513
Please address all correspondences to the Chief Executive Officer / Registrar of the Courts.


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