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Part 4 E+W+SProtection of children and young persons


45Meaning of “child” and “young person”E+W+S

(1)In this Act “child” means an individual who is less than 16 years old.

(2)In this Act “young person” means an individual who is not a child but who is less than 18 years old.


Commencement Information

I1S. 45 in force at 1.9.2007 by S.I. 2006/3272, art. 2(4)(5), Sch. 3B (with arts. 7-11, 7-12, Sch. 4) (as inserted by S.I. 2007/2169, arts. 3, 6, Sch.)