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Licence to Employ Children in Film/TV Work

The Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996 provides that the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment may, by licence, authorise the employment of a child in cultural, artistic, sports or advertising activities which are not likely to be harmful to the safety, health or development of the child and which are not likely to interfere with the child's attendance at school, vocational guidance or training programmes or capacity to benefit from the instruction received.

Applications for such licences are processed, on behalf of the Department, by

The Workplace Relations Commission
O'Brien Road,
R93 E920

Further information on the licensing process is available here.