1) A person, who may be a man or a woman, approved by the licensing authority (referred to in these regulations as matron) shall be in charge of the child at all times during the period beginning with the first and ending with the last performance to which the licence relates except while the child is in control of a parent or teacher.
2) The licensing authority shall not approve a chaperon unless they are satisfied that he/she is suitable and competent to exercise proper care and control of a child of the age and sex of the child in question and that he/she will not be prevented from carrying out their duties towards the child by other activities or duties towards other children.
3) Without prejudice to the last foregoing paragraph, the licensing authority shall not approve a matron if he/she is to be on charge of more than eleven other children during the time when he/she would be in charge of the child in question.
4) The licensing authority shall not approve as matron the private teacher of the child in question if he/she is to be in charge of more than two other children when he/she would be in charge of the child in question.
5) A matron, while in charge of a child under this regulation, shall have the care and control of the child with a view to securing his/her health, comfort, kind treatment and moral welfare.
6) Where a child suffers any injury or illness while in the charge of a matron or teacher, the holder of the licence shall ensure that the parent of the child and the local authority are notified of such injury or illness.