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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 223

Certain employers of children to be authorised

223 Certain employers of children to be authorised

(1) A person (other than the holder of an employer's authority) must not employ a child:
(a) to take part in an entertainment or exhibition, or
(b) to take part in a performance which is recorded for use in a subsequent entertainment or exhibition, or
(c) to offer anything for sale from door-to-door, or
(d) to do anything else that is prescribed for the purposes of this section by the regulations.
(2) The holder of an employer's authority must not employ a child in contravention of the conditions of the authority.
(3) A person must not cause or procure a child to be employed knowing that the child will be employed in contravention of this section.
(4) A person having the care of a child must not consent to or otherwise allow the child to be employed knowing that the child will be employed in contravention of this section.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.
Note : An offence against this section committed by a corporation is an executive liability offence attracting executive liability for a director or other person involved in the management of the corporation--see section 258.



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