Film Censorship Regulators in Malaysia and Bangladesh
Md. Zahidul Islam

Md. Zahidul Islam, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) International Islamic University, Malaysia IIUM, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 10 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 1555-1561 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F12750476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Regulatory bodies and its primary activity are to protect public interest. It is established on the basis of legal instruction. Regulatory bodies practice a supervisory function such as imposing requirements, restrictions and conditions in relation to any activity and safeguarding compliance or enforcement. The aim of this paper is to examine the film censorship regulators in Malaysia and Bangladesh. The researcher mainly adopted qualitative methods. The information has taken from many readings, articles, books, newspapers and statutes[1][5]. The researcher also conducted interview with the member of the film censorship board, directors and actors of both countries. For this, the researcher used semi-structured form of interview. Film censorship law playing an important role to protect public from negative influence and it is working as a mechanism to protect society.
Keywords: Film; Censorship; Regulator; Malaysia; Bangladesh.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences