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Parental responsibility

According to the Children Act 1989, parental responsibility is "all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property". In practice this means that whoever has parental responsibility can make decisions about a child's upbringing and is responsible for their welfare. This article looks at why parental responsibility is relevant to out of school clubs.
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