—(1) No film shall —
on importation by sea, be removed from the vessel by which the film was imported or from any godown of a provider of port services or facilities licensed or exempted under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Act (Cap. 170A); or
if imported by land or air, from a post office, railway station or other place of arrival without a permit from the Board.
(2) A permit issued by the Board under subsection (1) shall be valid only for such period as may be specified therein.
(3) Every film imported shall forthwith be deposited by the importer thereof in a warehouse approved for this purpose by the Board.
(4) Any person who —
removes any film in contravention of subsection (1);
fails to deposit any imported film forthwith in an approved warehouse under subsection (3); or
removes a film from any approved warehouse without the permission in writing of the Board,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000.
(5) This section shall not apply to any film which has been approved for exhibition.