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6Contact with children—
(a)under arrangements made by a responsible person, but
(b)in the absence of—
(i)a responsible person,
(ii)a person carrying out an activity mentioned in paragraph 3, 4 or 5, or
(iii)an individual who, in relation to a child, has agreed to supervise the contact under arrangements made by the child’s parent or guardian or any person aged 18 or over with whom the child lives in the course of a family or personal relationship.
“Responsible person” means, in relation to a child, any of the following persons—
the child’s parent or guardian,
any person aged 18 or over with whom the child lives,
the person in charge of any establishment mentioned in Part 3 in which the child is accommodated, is a patient or receives education (and any person acting on behalf of such a person),
a person who provides day care of children, within the meaning of section 2 of the 2001 Act,
any person holding a position mentioned in Part 4, and
any person holding a position in a children’s charity, within the meaning of paragraph 27.
“Family relationship” and “personal relationship” have the meanings given in section 95.
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