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The Children (Performances and Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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Children aged 5 to 8

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20.—(1) This regulation applies to a child who is at least the age of 5 but under the age of 9.

(2) A child must not be present at a place of performance or rehearsal—

(a)for more than 8 hours a day; and

(b)before 7 a.m. or after 11 p.m..

(3) A child must not take part in a performance or rehearsal on any day—

(a)for a continuous period of more than 1 hour without a rest break of not less than 15 minutes; and

(b)for a total period of more than 3 hours.

(4) A child must not be present at a place of performance or rehearsal for more than 3½ consecutive hours without there being a meal break of not less than 1 hour.

(5) When calculating the number of hours on any day during which a child is present at a place of performance or rehearsal, any periods of education required to comply with the arrangements approved under regulation 12 must be taken into account, even if that education is provided somewhere other than at the place of performance or rehearsal.

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