Child performance and activities: licensing legislation

Departmental advice for those working with children in certain types of performance or activity in England.

Applies to England


Child performance and activities licensing legislation in England


This departmental advice is for:

  • organisers of performances and activities involving children
  • parents and carers
  • local authorities
  • schools
  • magistrates’ courts

It explains the legislation set out to safeguard children taking part in:

  • professional or amateur performance
  • paid sport
  • paid modelling

Updates to this page

Published 6 February 2015

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