The MDA (Media Development Authority) has recently introduced a new set of classifications, which took effect as of March 29th, 2004. The old classifications consisted of G, PG, NC16 & R (A). While in the new system, G, PG and NC16 remained, R (A) was modified, and a whole new category, M18, was added.
Video's which are distributed in Singapore are only classified up to M18.
Some of the terminology used in association with the actual classification include the following: