Children in entertainment
- the child's education will not suffer;
- his or her health will not suffer;
- the place of performance/rehearsal is satisfactory; and
- the conditions of the licence will be observed.
The local authority can refuse a licence if it is not satisfied the above will be met. The law applies to all children from birth until completion of compulsory school age. A licence will be needed for any performance:
- in connection with which a charge is made;
- at a licensed premises or a registered club;
- any broadcast or any performance recorded by whatever means with a view to its use in a broadcast, or film intended for public exhibition. (Except in certain circumstances)
Licences may also be issued for:
- children employed in paid modelling work, photographic or catwalk work;
- children working in paid/professional sport; and
- children in entertainment - performing on stage or in televisions, film, commercials etc.