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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 224

Exemptions

224 Exemptions

(1) A person who employs a child is not required to hold an employer's authority if:
(a) the child is employed for the purpose of a fundraising appeal (within the meaning of the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 ) by a person lawfully conducting the appeal, or
(b) the child is employed for the purpose of an occasional entertainment or exhibition the net proceeds of which are to be applied wholly for a charitable object, or
(c) the person is exempt by the regulations from being required to hold an employer's authority, or
(d) the person is exempt by the Children's Guardian from being required to hold an employer's authority.
(2) A person is exempt by the Children's Guardian from being required to hold an employer's authority only if written notice of the exemption has been served on the person setting out the conditions (if any) on which the exemption was granted and only while the person has not contravened any such condition.
(3) The Children's Guardian may revoke an exemption by a written notice of revocation served on the exempted person, but only after:
(a) written notice of intention to revoke the exemption has been served on the person setting out the reason for which it is intended to revoke the exemption, and
(b) the Children's Guardian has taken into consideration any representation made to the Children's Guardian by the person within 28 days after service of the notice of intention.
(4) Without limiting the reasons for which an exemption may be revoked, an exemption may be revoked if any condition to which it is subject is contravened.
(5) The Children's Guardian may revoke an exemption:
(a) which applies because the employer is lawfully conducting a fundraising appeal, but only with the concurrence of the Minister administering the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 , or
(b) granted by the regulations, but only if the regulations allow the Children's Guardian to revoke the exemption.



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