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Chapter75C.

Motion Picture FairCompetition Act.

§ 75C‑1.  Declaration ofpolicy.

It is the policy of this Stateto establish fair and open procedures for the bidding and negotiation of motionpictures within the State in order to prevent unfair and deceptive acts orpractices and unreasonable restraints of trade in the business of motionpicture distribution within the State; promote fair and effective competition in that business; and benefit the movie‑going public by holding downadmission prices to motion picture theatres, expanding the choice of motionpictures available to the public, and preventing exposure of the public toobjectionable or unsuitable motion pictures by insuring  that exhibitors havethe opportunity to view a picture before committing themselves to exhibitingit. (1979, c. 463, s. 1.)