Co-Production Treaty India & UK


Withdrawal of Approved Co-production status




Approval for a film which has Approved Co-production status may be withdrawn if, at any time, it appears to either Competent Authority that:

false or misleading information has been provided in connection with an application for the approval,

any of the conditions imposed under Article 3(4)(b) by the Competent Authorities have not been complied with,

any of the requirements set out in Article 4(1)(a) or (b) are not met, or

any of the requirements specified in paragraph (2) of this Article are not met.

The requirements specified in this paragraph are any temporary additional requirements imposed under Article 6:

which applied to the film when provisional approval for Approved Co-production status under Article 3 was given, and which continue to have effect when the status is withdrawn under this Article.


Benefits for Co-productions with either final approval or provisional approval


This Article applies in relation any film, which has Approved Co-production status.

To the extent permitted by international law, the Parties shall allow for the temporary import and export, free of import duties and taxes, of any equipment necessary for the production of an Approved Co-production.

Subject to any overriding legal requirements relating to entry, residence and employment, each Party shall allow any person employed in the making or promotion of an Approved Co-production to enter and remain in the country throughout the making or promotion of the film.

  Additional benefits available only to Co-productions with final approval

This Article applies only in relation to a film in respect of which the Competent Authorities have agreed to give final approval for Approved Co-production status under Article 3.

Each Party shall treat a film falling within paragraph (1) of this Article as a national film for the purposes of any benefits afforded in that country to national films.

The benefits referred to in paragraph (2) of this Article include, in particular: eligibility for any benefits in fiscal treatment (subject to the film satisfying the criteria that national films must meet for such benefits and subject to paragraphs (4) and (5) of this Article),

the lifting of any quota restrictions that would otherwise apply to the import, distribution or exhibition of the film, and access to any special import arrangements, agreed between a Party and another country, which operates import quota restrictions, for the import of   national films of that Party.                  

Any benefits in fiscal treatment available in the United Kingdom may only be accorded to a UK Co-producer.

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