Abbreviation for the Video Standards Council. VSC was established in 1989
as a non-profit organisation
set up to develop and oversee a Code of Practice
and Code of Practice
Rules designed to promote high standards within the video
industry. The Code and Rules have subsequently been expanded to promote high standards within the computer
and video game
s industry. Together with ELSPA
they regulate United Kingdom
's computer game industry's voluntary age rating code of practice.
The VSC is managed by a committee made up of representatives from all segments of the video
s industries, a Secretary-General
and an Operations Manager
. The President
of the VSC is currently Lord Merlyn-Rees.