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The Horses (Protective Headgear for Young Riders) Regulations 1992

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3.—(1) Section 1 of the Act shall not apply in relation to a child described in paragraph (2) nor to the riding of horses in the circumstances specified in paragraph (3).

(2) A child referred to in paragraph (1) is a child who is a follower of the Sikh religion while he is wearing a turban.

(3) The circumstances referred to in paragraph (1) are—

(a)the riding is within 30 metres of the high water mark of ordinary spring tides; and

(b)the horse is being led on a leading rein on foot by the owner of the horse or another person aged 18 years or over who is authorised to do so by the owner; and

(c)no more than two horses are being led at any one time.

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