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Children (Work in Entertainment)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th April 1967.

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Photo of Miss Alice Bacon Miss Alice Bacon , Leeds South East 12:00 am, 27th April 1967

The extent to which work which is now illegal will be legalised when regulations are made under Part II of the Children and Young Persons Act, 1963, depends on the provisions of that Act. The purpose which I believe my hon. Friend has in mind could not be achieved without new legislation.