HC Deb 23 October 1989 vol 158 cc530-1

24a.—(1) In section 2 of the Employment of Children Act 1973 (supervision by education authorities), in subsection 2(a) for the words "guardian or a person who has actual custody of there shall be substituted "any person responsible for".

(2) After that subsection there shall be inserted—

"(2A) For the purposes of subsection (2)(a) above a person is responsible for a child—

  1. (a) in England and Wales, if he has parental responsibility for the child or care of him; and
  2. (b) in Scotland, if he is his guardian or has actual custody of him.".'.

No. 426, in page 146, line 14, at end insert—