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Rule 9.76 Joint activities or joint use of facilities with other Youth Organisations

a.    Joint activities involving members of the Scout Movement with members of any other youth organisation [other than Girlguiding] must be approved by the County Commissioner. 
b.    The County Commissioner or their representative must be satisfied that:
•    the Child Protection and Safety Polices of the Association will be adhered to;
•    all adults undertaking the joint activity have been deemed suitable to work with young people;
•    the other organisation is aware of The Scout Association’s internal rules and good practice.
•    the other organisation is suitably covered by insurance to undertake the proposed joint activities with members of the Scout Movement. 
Satisfaction about Girlguiding policies and procedures will be monitored and maintained by Headquarters for the whole Association.
c.    Those responsible for accepting bookings from other youth organisations for use of Scout camp sites, activity centres or other Scout owned facilities must satisfy themselves that:
•    the Child Protection and Safety Polices of the Association will be adhered to;
•    all adults in the party have been deemed suitable to work with young people by their own organisation;
•    they are aware of The Scout Association’s internal rules and good practice.
d.    The above should be an integral part of any booking procedure.
e.    Scout Counties, Districts and Groups are able to make their own decisions on the use of their facilities. Much will depend on the situation locally.

 

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