Apply For An Entertainment Licence

After the application form has been completed you will be provided with a code which can be passed to the parent/carer of the child. The code will allow them to access this website and complete the application process.

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1 - Licence Application

"I hereby apply for a licence under Section37 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1963 authorising the child

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to take part in performances on the dates specified below, or*
to take part in performances on the number of days and during the period specified below (a), or*
otherwise to take part in a sport for payment (other than expenses) on the dates specified below, or on the number of days and during the period specified below, or*
otherwise to work as a model for payment (other than expenses) on the dates specified below or on the number of days and during the period specified below,*

2 - Declaration

I certify that to the best of my knowledge the particulars contained in the Annexe to this Part are correct

3 - Restrictions and Conditions

I understand that if a licence is granted to me it will be granted subject to the restrictions and conditions laid down in the Children (Performances and Activities) (Scotland)Regulations 2014 and to such other conditions as the licensing authority may impose said those Regulations.

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Note: Any person who fails to observe any condition subject to which a licence is granted or knowingly or recklessly makes any false statement in or in connection with an application for a licence is liable to a fine not exceeding level 3 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or both (Section 40 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1963).

Annex to Part 1

Particulars connected with the performance or activities in which the child is to take part.

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4 - The dates of performance or activities for which the licence is requested

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14 - Details of whether or not the proposed chaperone is listed on any administrative chaperone held by the licencing authority –
(a) If yes, which licencing authority; or
(b) If no, confirmation from the proposed chaperone of whether they would like to be so listed in consequence of the application and also evidence of the chaperone’s suitability to fulfil the chaperoning role.


20 – Details of any known health conditions which could –
(a) Adversely affect the child’s ability to participate in the performance or activity, and
(b) Be adversely affected as a result of the child’s involvement in the performance or activity.

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(a)1 Nature of the performances.

(b)2 This includes the places at which work on location is to be done.

(c)3 A licence specifying the number of days on which a child may perform and the period, not exceeding six months, in which the performances may take place may be granted only to the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Independent Television authority, a programme contractor within the meeting of Section 1(5) of the Television Act 1964 ORA body supply programmes to such a programme contractor to be broadcast by the Independent Television Authority or in respect of a child taking part in a performance to be recorded (by whatever means) with a view to its use in a film intended for public exhibition.

PLEASE NOTE: What we will do with your information

Renfrewshire Council

The Council will only process your personal data in accordance with the current data protection legislation. All information you provide will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The information you provide will be used for the purposes of your application for a Children's Entertainment Licence. By completing this online application you accept that Renfrewshire Council can use the information contained in this form as outlined above.