The Ministry of culture proposed to put in theatres and film on the passport
The Department proposes to prohibit children from attending concerts, plays and films of the category “18+”. To put on such events, officials offer only on presentation of a passport.
The Ministry of culture has prepared amendments to the legislation according to which on concerts, films and performances with age marked “18+” entry for spectators will be allowed only upon presentation of a passport, Interfax reports. This was stated by the Director of the legal Department of the Ministry Natalia Romashova at the meeting of the expert Council of the state Duma.
“Culture proposes not only to consolidate and leave this mechanism [age marking], which is precautionary, but also to introduce some restrictions, for example, to prohibit the organizers of theatrical events, concert events generally allow children to events if these events are of the category “18+”, she said.
The Agency believes that supervisors should be empowered to check passports.
The bill was submitted to the government, it was also seen in the Kremlin, added Romashova. According to her, soon the project will be submitted to the Duma.
About a similar initiative of the Ministry in November of 2015, wrote “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”. The article said about the plans of the Ministry of culture to leave only the marking “18+” and give inspectors the right to check citizens documents.
The modern system of age marking content is valid from September 2012 when entered into force the law “On the protection of children from information harmful to their health and development”. The law stipulates the following classification: for children under the age of six years, for children under the age of six years, for children under the age of 12 years, for children under the age of 16 years and is prohibited for children information products.