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Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003

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1For the purposes of this Act a “child care position” is a position—

(a)whose normal duties include work in an establishment mentioned in paragraph 2 below;

(b)whose normal duties include providing, or working for an organisation which provides, a care home service or an independent health care service which is provided exclusively or mainly for children;

(c)whose normal duties include work on day care premises;

(d)whose normal duties include caring for, training, supervising or being in sole charge of children;

(e)whose normal duties involve unsupervised contact with children under arrangements made by a responsible person;

(f)whose normal duties include caring for children under the age of 16 in the course of the children’s employment,

(g)a substantial part of whose normal duties include supervising or training children under the age of 16 in the course of the children’s employment;

(h)mentioned in paragraph 6 below; or

(i)whose normal duties include supervising or managing an individual in the individual’s work in any position mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (h) above.

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