The 1968 regulations and guidance that cover child performances were established under the Children and Young Persons Act 1963. Their aim was to ensure the health, safety and well-being of children taking part in public performances. However it is vital to ensure that appropriate and proportionate safeguards are in place. This independent review into child performance regulations brings licensing arrangements up to date for the 21st Century. The review was undertaken by Sarah Thane, CBE, former Chair of the Royal Television Society and former advisor to Ofcom.
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