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If any person who has attained the age of sixteen years, [F1and who has parental responsibilities in relation to a child under the age of seven years or charge or care of such a child], allows the child to be in any room containing an open fire grate not sufficiently protected to guard against the risk of his being burnt or scalded without taking reasonable precautions against that risk, and by reason thereof the child is killed or suffers serious injury, he shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding [F2level 1 on the standard scale]:
Provided that neither this section, nor any proceedings taken thereunder, shall affect any liability of any such person to be proceeded against by indictment for any indictable offence.
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