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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 221

Definitions

221 Definitions

(1) In this Chapter:

"child" means:
(a) a person under the age of 15 years (except as provided by paragraph (b)), or
(b) a person under the age of 16 years (in the case of employment as a model).

"employment" means paid employment or employment under which some other material benefit is provided.
(2) Even though a relationship of employment may not otherwise exist, a person is taken, for the purposes of this Chapter, to employ a child if:
(a) the regulations declare that persons of the class to which the person belongs are taken to employ children of the class to which the child belongs, or
(b) the Children's Guardian has, by notice in writing served on the person, declared that the person is, for the purposes of this Chapter, taken to employ the child or children of the class to which the child belongs.



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