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Play and rest

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What does this mean?

It’s your right to play and rest that is suitable for your age.

The Government should make it easy for you to play and to take part in cultural activities.

EXAMPLE: You have breaks during your school day, you don’t have lessons for the whole day.

Learn more about this right

  • Article 31 of the UNCRC says that it’s your right to play and rest.
  • Under the Criminal Justice Act 2006, it’s your right to socialise in your neighbourhood, as long as you are not harassing or causing harm and fear in others.
  • Under the Protection of Young Person’s Employment Act 1996, it’s your right to have a part-time job if you are 14 or older. It’s your right to take breaks depending on how long you’ve worked.