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Children performance application form

    1. Application for a Licence
      1. Note – It is important that this form, duly completed, should be sent so as to reach the licensing authority not less than twenty-one days before the first performance for which the licence is requested, since the licensing authority may otherwise refuse to grant a licence.
    2. Part one (to be completed by the applicant)
      1. I hereby apply for a licence under section 37 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1963 authorising the child (named below)

        • To take part in a performance
        • Otherwise to take part in a sport, or
        • Otherwise to work as a model either on the dates specified in item
              (i). Of the Annexe to this Part or on the number of days and during the
                 period specified in item
           ​   (ii). To the Annexe to this Part.
      2. Activity *
      3. 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 on the Standard Scale (currently £1,000) or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or both (section 40 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1963).

        (a) 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 Broadcasting Authority, a programme contractor within the meaning of section 1(5) of the Television Act 1964 or a body supplying programmes to such a programme contractor to be broadcast by the Independent Broadcasting Authority or in respect of a child taking part in a performance to be recorded (by whatever means) with a view to it's use in a film intended for public exhibition.

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