The conditions of development of the activities provided by the children in cultural, artistic, sports, advertising and modeling domains, according to the Decision, are the following:
a) not to represent in hazardous child labor, in accordance with the law;
b) to be conducted, depending on the age of the child, in the following interval: 9.00 to 17.00 for children aged under 5 years, from 8.00 to 20.00 for children ages 5 to 12, 7.00 to 22.00 for children aged over 12 years;
c) the work not to exceed one hour per week, preferably divided in different days for children aged under one year, 2 hours a day for children aged between 1 and 5 years, 4 hours per day for children aged between 5 and 12 years and 6 hours per day for children aged over 12 years, without taking into account the short breaks after each activity continued in part, but not more than 12 hours a week for work performed during the school year, provided that they are mostly done after the classroom hours;
d) the continues work to be performed for maximum 15 minutes by children under 1 year, maximum 30 minutes by children aged between 1 and 5 years and a maximum of 45 minutes by children over 5 years;
e) the number of repetitions of any kind, as well as any step designed to ensure the good development of activities, regardless of their nature: performance, rehearsal, practice, shoot, filming and other like that, do not exceed one per day for children aged under 1 year and two per day for children aged over 1 year. Between the two actions, taking place on the same day, it is granted a break of at least an hour and a half;
f) short breaks must last between 10 and 15 minutes after each continues activity;
g) the big break lasts for minimum half an hour and is granted after each hour of activity for children aged between 1 and 5 years, every 2 hours for children aged between 5 and 12 years and every 3 hours for children aged over 12 years;
h) the maximum number of days per week in which the children can perform activities is 4 consecutive days, followed by minimum 48 hours of break;
i) the activities that are organized during school holidays should not affect the child’s right to recreation and leisure;
j) for the activities which covers a period longer than two months, the child will be given a break of 14 days, after the first 60 days of activity.
The provision by children of the activities with cultural, artistic, sports, advertising and modeling character, provided in art. 2 paragraph (3) is subject to the prior information of the public social service by submitting an information notice before the start of the activity. After closing the contract referred to in art. 2, the parent/legal representative has the obligation to send to the public service of social assistance from the child’s home, within 10 working days from the effective start of the activity, a certified copy “according to the original” of the contract. Public social service centralizes on a quarterly basis the situation of children who perform activities as provided in this decision. The local team for prevention and combating child labor, which operates at county/sector level, under the coordination of the general social assistance and child protection, analyzes the data transmitted by the public service and social assistance and draws up a plan of visits to the places of ongoing activities which are still ongoing, in order to verify the conditions.
Failure to comply with the above – mentioned provisions on prior informing notice, is an offense punishable by a fine of 1,000 lei to 5,000 lei. The sanction is given by order of the General Director of Social Assistance and Child Protection.