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Children in entertainment - restrictions in relation to all performances

Topic Age 0 to 4 Age 5 to 8 Age 9 and over

Maximum number of hours at place of performance or rehearsal (Reg.22)

5 hours 8 hours 9.5 hours

Earliest and latest permitted times at place of performance or rehearsal (Reg.21)

7am to 10pm 7am to 11pm 7am to 11pm

Maximum period of continuous performance or rehearsal (Reg.22)

30 minutes 2.5 hours 2.5 hours

Maximum total hours of performance or rehearsal (Reg.22)

2 hours 3 hours 5 hours

Minimum intervals for meals and rest (Reg.23)

Any breaks must be for a minimum of 15 minutes. If at the place of performance or rehearsal for more than 4 hours, breaks must include at least one 45 minute meal break.

If present at the place of performance or rehearsal for more than 4 hours but less than 8 hours they must have one meal break of 45 minutes and at least one break of 15 minutes

If present at the place of performance or rehearsal for 8 hours or more they must have the breaks stated above plus another break of 15 minutes.

If present at the place of performance or rehearsal for more than 4 hours but less than 8 hours they must have one meal break of 45 minutes and at least one break of 15 minutes

If present at the place of performance or rehearsal for 8 hours or more they must have the breaks stated above plus another break of 15 minutes.

Education (Reg.13) N/A

3 hours per day (maximum of 5 hours per day). 15 hours per week taught only on school days. Minimum of 6 hours in a week if aggregating over 4 week period or less.

3 hours per day (maximum of 5 hours per day). 15 hours per week taught only on school days. Minimum of 6 hours in a week if aggregating over 4 week period or less.

Minimum break between performances (Reg.23)

1 hour 30 minutes 1 hour 30 minutes 1 hour 30 minutes

Maximum consecutive days to take part in performance or rehearsal (Reg.26)

6 days 6 days 6 days

Note: We will take note of Regulation 5 that allows the licensing authority to further restrict these permitted hours, breaks etc. and place additional conditions on the licence if this would be in the best interests of the individual child.

Contact Details (LiveLink)

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eMail: pnlo@wiltshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01722 438123
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PNLO
Early Help - Operational Children's Services
Wiltshire Council
PO BOX 2281
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP2 2HX


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Last updated: 17 February 2015

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PNLO
Early Help - Operational Children's Services
Wiltshire Council
PO BOX 2281
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP2 2HX