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Stijn Hommes
04-16-2009, 12:59 AM
One of my WIPs is about a kid about 11-13 who performs as a professional magician. I'd like to be factually accurate, so I can't have him do more shows than legally allowed, but my google-fu deserted me. I can't find a reliable site to tell me exactly how many shows someone that age is allowed to perform in a year. I'm also interested in finding out if there's a way he or his parents can ask for special permission to work longer than normally allowed.

Who knows?

Rarri
04-16-2009, 01:56 AM
This might be helpful to you: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/Workandcareers/Yourrightsandresponsibilitiesatwork/DG_066272

pdr
04-17-2009, 10:46 AM
a performer's license for which he needs his parents' permission, a medical and probably a lot more these days. He must also have so many hours - ? - schooling and not be failing any subjects.

Stijn Hommes
04-17-2009, 11:59 AM
This might be helpful to you: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/Workandcareers/Yourrightsandresponsibilitiesatwork/DG_066272
This particular page doesn't mention a specific amount of hours which is proving the most elusive bit of information.