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Decree 267/2016, of 5 July 2016, on educational leisure activities involving children under the age of 18.

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The Government of Catalonia has been attributed exclusive powers over youth matters by virtue of Article 142 of the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia, which includes, amongst other aspects, the regulation, management, intervention and administrative policing of activities and facilities intended for young people. In accordance with Article 134 of the Statute of Autonomy, it also has exclusive powers in the sphere of sport and leisure.

According to Article 44.3 of the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia, the public authorities should provide and promote access to educational leisure activities.

Furthermore, Article 84.2.g) of the Statute of Autonomy guarantees a certain allocation of powers to local authorities with regard to matters related to the purpose of this Decree, and in terms of the law, Article 159.3.a) third of Law 12/2009, of 10 July 2009, on Education, establishes that municipal authorities should take part in the functions of the Catalan Government Administration in certain aspects concerning leisure activities. In addition, Articles 19, 39, 41 and 169 of the Law cover the subject of leisure education.

Since 1985, the Catalan Government has regulated and controlled educational leisure activities in Catalonia in order to guarantee their quality and safety. This legislative and regulatory action is necessary so the above-mentioned activities will fully comply with their educational purpose and contribute to the full development of children and young people. At the same time, this regulatory action enjoys the full support of the sector because it is entirely in the latter’s interest to offer safe, high quality activities, and also enjoys its recognition as the Directorate-General for Youth is regarded as the main intermediary in this area. This regulation is complemented by other directives issued by the Catalan Government on the training of the people responsible for conducting these activities (educational leisure monitors and activity leaders) and on the facilities in which they take place.

At present, the regulation with legal status that governs this area is Decree 137/2003, of 10 June 2003, regulating educational leisure activities involving children under the age of 18, which has been in force for more than ten years, during which time new social realities and needs have emerged. Consequently it is necessary to pass a new Decree which on the one hand introduces operational improvements based on accumulated experience and, on the other, adapts to the requirements of administrative simplification and rationalization currently in effect.

With regard to the scope of application, this new Decree covers any organized activity that involves children under the age of 18 outside the family sphere and the authority of the Department of Education, regardless of the movement, association, entity, organization, institution, administration, private company or physical individual who organizes it. The minimum number of participants to which this Decree applies has been reduced, and now applies to any group of more than four participants.

Educational leisure activities in general, and in particular those that take place in the summer, enjoy a long-standing tradition in Catalonia and make a significant contribution to the overall personal development of children and young people as well as helping to create a more responsible and committed society.

From the outset, educational leisure movements based on volunteerism, participation and social transformation have been key to the progress of education in our country. The range of guides and scout groups, recreational centres and other children’s and youth centres with these characteristics (regardless of their legal format) are known, in the field of youth participation and different public policies, by the term ‘educational associationism’, and together make up a diverse whole yet with certain shared characteristics that should be borne in mind in any kind of regulation that affects this kind of educational activity involving children and young people.

At a later stage, a strong and dynamic business fabric was added to the sector to round off the educational offering. This business fabric has coexisted and will continue to coexist in a positive way alongside the volunteer work performed by the associations, and in many cases has led to an enriching and fruitful osmosis between the two sectors.

The coexistence and interdependence of the associative and business sectors is a great asset in Catalonia’s leisure education which should be maintained and preserved. At the same time, we need to guarantee that they are subject to the same legal framework.

Meanwhile, Articles 56, 57 and 58 of Law 14/2010, of 27 May 2010, on the rights and opportunities of children and adolescents, regulate, respectively, the requirements of recreational areas and facilities, leisure education, and the practice of games and sports by children and adolescents, and establishes their right to practice sport and take part in physical and recreational activities in a safe environment.

It has been identified that it would be appropriate to extend the scope of this Decree to include, in agreement with the Catalan Sports Council, those activities that have an important sporting component but which, at the same time, have appreciable elements that make them comparable to educational leisure activities, and to fill the regulatory vacuum that has existed to date for these cases. For this reason, this Decree envisages three new types of activity: sports camps, ‘stages’ or sports campuses, and sports trails, which are required to fulfil the same requirements as educational leisure activities except with regard to the necessary qualifications, which are those commensurate with the sport in question. In all these cases, the main intermediary is the Catalan Sports Council. In addition to the changes in the scope of application, the definitions have been improved and the activities excluded from the scope of the Decree have been enlarged upon in order to avoid any confusion or misinterpretations.

This Decree also adjusts the ratios of the teams in charge of the activities concerned, increasing them for groups of children under the age of three to one qualified monitor per eight participants, in order to address the specific needs of this age group, and there is also a guarantee of a minimum of two monitors for all groups in which the participants are under 16 to ensure that in the event of any incident affecting the team activity leader, the children are not left unattended. However, the increase of one additional monitor for every 10 participants has been made more flexible so that in groups of 25 or more participants an additional staff member is mandatory for every four people after this number. This more flexible approach is balanced by an increase in the percentage of monitors who must have qualifications, with the aim of increasing the number of staff with specialist training. The figure of logistics support staff has also been added, clearly differentiating them from the team of monitors and with the mandatory requirement of being over 18, though there is the possibility that part of the logistics support staff can be aged between 16 and 18, provided that there is more than a two-year gap between them and the oldest participant, that they do not exceed 10% of the participants in number, that there is a maximum of five of these staff, and that there is always another logistics support person of adult age.

The contents of this Decree have taken into account the requirements of Order BSF/192/2015, of 18 June 2015, establishing the programmes of training courses for monitors and/or activity leaders of educational leisure activities for children and young people, and Organic Law 5/2002, of 19 June 2002, on qualifications and professional training, and the regulations enforcing this law, to obtain professional certificates and qualifications to monitor educational leisure activities for children and young people and to direct and coordinate these activities, which are equivalent to the qualifications of monitor and team activity leader and equip them to exercise the profession of leisure educator. In addition, given the new scope of application, the Decree has taken into account Law 3/2008, of 23 April 2008, on the practice of sports-related professions, and Decree 68/2009, of 28 April 2009, regulating the Official Register of Sports Professionals of Catalonia.

With regard to the notification of the activity, the obligation extends to activities longer than two nights’ duration in order to better supervise possible emergency situations, and at the same time adheres to Law 26/2010, of 3 August 2010, on the legal system and procedures of the public administrations of Catalonia, and Law 29/2010, of 3 August 2010, on the use of electronic media in the public sector in Catalonia. The Decree also envisages electronic registration and authorization processes.

In order to guarantee equal opportunities for children and young people with disabilities, the drafting of this Decree took into consideration Law 13/2014, of 30 October 2013, on accessibility.

In view of the report of the Local Government Commission and the ruling of the Catalan Labour, Economic and Social Affairs Council;

At the behest of the Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Families, and in accordance with the ruling of the Legal Advisory Commission and with the prior deliberation of the Government,

Be it ordered:


Article 1
Purpose and scope of application
1.1 The purpose of this Decree is to regulate the following educational leisure activities that are organized or promoted by individuals or legal entities, whether public or private, and involve more than four children under the age of 18 and take place in Catalonia:
a) youth camps, fieldwork projects, holiday camps, holiday residences, hikes and any other comparable activity, whatever its name and characteristics.
b) The sports camps, ‘stages’ or sports campuses and sports trails carried out during school holiday periods.

1.2 Hikes and trails that start or end in Catalonia must comply with the content of this Decree on the days that they take place within Catalan territory.

1.3 The following activities are excluded:
a) Family-related activities.
b) The activities carried out by schools, as regulated by Law 12/2009, of 10 July 2009, whether in public or private education, within the school terms, when these are only attended by the school’s students and their teachers, with or without other individuals.
c) Regular sports activities, competitions, training, coaching conferences, training of sports technicians and any other sporting event that does not fall within the description of the activities described in Section 1 of this Article, which are undertaken by the corresponding Catalan sports federation or another duly federated sporting body.
d) The activities promoted or organized by residential and foster care centres and non-residential socio-educational intervention services for children and adolescents, as well as the activities promoted or organized by the staff of juvenile justice schools and open detention facilities when the participants are fostered minors or being treated at these centres and the activities are conducted by the staff of these services.
e) The activities undertaken by the members of the Youth Section of the volunteer fire brigade of the Catalan Government, regardless of their name and characteristics, which are governed by the specific regulations applicable to them.
f) The activities organized by the play centres of public administrations when an overnight stay is not involved, when they are conducted in their own premises and by the team of professionals who run their regular scheduled activities throughout the year.

1.4 Without prejudice to the foregoing, the activities described in paragraph d) are subject to the notification provisions referred to in Article 10.



Article 2
Definitions of the types of activities
For the purposes of this Decree, the following definitions apply:
a) Youth camp: an activity involving an overnight stay in the outdoors, under cover, in tents or similar structures.
b) Fieldwork project: an activity during which the participants voluntarily and altruistically take part in a task of social or community interest during a specific period of time, or collaborate on collective, non-profit projects with the aim of contributing to social transformation.
c) Holiday camp: any kind of activity that takes place during the school holidays, normally from Monday to Friday, without any kind of continuity during the rest of the year, with no overnight stay involved.
d) Sports camp: a holiday camp where the main purpose of the educational activity is to train in and practice one or more sports.
e) Holiday residence: an activity that includes overnight stay/s in a building, house or other permanent facility.
f) ‘Stage’ or sports campus: a holiday residence where the main purpose of the educational activity is to train in and practice one or more sports.
g) Hike: an activity that involves a route covered on foot or by bicycle during which, in general, each night is spent in a different location, and is conducted by an entity registered with the Census of Youth Associations of the Directorate-General for Youth or a similar census or register outside Catalonia.
h) Sports trail: a hike that includes one or more of the activities envisaged by Decree 56/2003, of 20 February 2003, regulating physical and sporting activities in the outdoors, carried out by an entity that is not registered with the Census of Youth Associations of the Directorate-General for Youth or any similar census or register outside Catalonia.



Article 3
Definitions of the people involved in these activities
For the purposes of this Decree, the following definitions have been established:
a) Activity leader: the person who is responsible for carrying out the activity in accordance with its programme, during the established time and in the established place, without prejudice to the ultimate responsibility falling upon the organizing or promoting entity.
b) Monitor: the person who directly carries out the activities with the participants.
c) Team of monitors: the team comprising the activity leader and the monitors. All the members of the team of monitors must be adults.
d) Logistics support personnel: people who, though not directly in charge of the participants, help to ensure the satisfactory running of the activity by looking after logistics or infrastructural matters. The logistics support personnel must be adults though there is the possibility of some of the logistics support team being aged between 16 and 18, in accordance with the provisions of Article 4.8.



Article 4
Team of monitors, logistics support personnel and the person responsible for the activity
4.1 All the activities regulated by this Decree must have a team of monitors in place during their execution.

4.2 The groups must be supervised by the following teams:
a) For groups of up to 24 participants, there must always be at least one monitor per ten participants present at all times, and an additional monitor for each fraction of ten participants, notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6 of this Article. If, when working out the staff/participant ratios, the result is just one monitor but there is one or more participant in the group aged under 16, a second monitor must be in attendance.
b) For groups of 25 or more participants, there must always be at least one monitor per ten participants present plus one additional monitor per fraction of four participants, notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6 of this article.

4.3 The activities governed by this Decree that last two consecutive nights or less, or a minimum of four consecutive days without counting weekends in the case of holiday camps or sports camps, must have a team of monitors in charge according to the following regulations:
a) In the case of youth camps, fieldwork projects, holiday camps, holiday residences and hikes, at least 40% of the members of the team of monitors for groups of up to 24 participants and 60% for groups of 25 or more participants, to comply with the proportion established in Section 2 of this Article, must be registered with the Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals of Catalonia as an educational leisure activity monitor or educational leisure activity leader.
b) In the case of sports residences, ‘stages’ or sports campuses and sports trails, at least 40% of the members of the team of monitors for groups of up to 24 participants and 60% for groups of 25 or more participants, to comply with the proportion established in Section 2 of this Article, must be in possession of a certificate from the Official Register of Sports Professionals of Catalonia accrediting them at the very least as a sports monitor.
c) For youth camps, fieldwork projects, holiday camps, holiday residences and hikes, the person responsible for the activity must be registered in the Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals of Catalonia as an educational leisure activity leader. If the activity involves up to 24 participants, it is sufficient to be registered in the abovementioned Register as an educational leisure activity monitor.
d) In the case of sports camps, ‘stages’ or sports campuses and sports trails, the person responsible for the activity must be in possession of a certificate issued by the Official Register of Sports Professionals of Catalonia accrediting them as a sports activity leader, or must be a member of the Association of Physical Education and Sports Sciences of Catalonia. If the activity is for up to 24 participants, it is sufficient to have a certificate from the Official Register of Sports Professionals of Catalonia accrediting them at the very least as a sports monitor.

4.4 The fractions resulting from the calculations described in paragraphs 4.3.a) and 4.3.b) must be rounded up to the next whole number.

4.5 Registration in the abovementioned Registers does not absolve the person concerned from having other diplomas or qualifications which might be required by law, depending on the specialization of the programme or the purpose of the activity concerned.

4.6 The person in charge of the activity and the team of monitors must be present when the activity is taking place.

4.7 In groups involving children under the age of three, the following regulations apply:
a) For every eight participants, there must always be at least one adult monitor in charge plus one additional monitor for every fraction of eight, notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6 of this Article.
If, when applying the staff/participant ratio given in the above paragraph, the result is just one monitor, there must be another monitor present by law.
b) All the monitors necessary to comply with the proportions established in the above paragraph must be registered with the Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals of the Directorate-General for Youth as an educational leisure activity monitor or an educational leisure activity leader. The qualification of senior children’s education assistant is also acceptable, provided that the members of the team of monitors with this qualification do not exceed 50% of the total monitors established in paragraph a).

4.8 Logistics support staff do not count towards any of the staff/participant ratios established in this Article. Logistics support staff aged between 16 and 18 may form part of the team provided that there is a two-year gap between them and the oldest participant, that they do not exceed 10% of the participants, and to a maximum of five staff, and that there is always one member of the logistics support team aged over 18.

4.9 The staff on the team of monitors and logistics support personnel taking part in any of the activities governed by this Decree are required to produce a certificate from the Central Register of Sex Offenders confirming that they have at no time been convicted of an offence against sexual integrity or freedom under the terms envisaged by Article 13.5 of Organic Law 1/1996, of 15 January 1996, on the legal protection of minors, or any subsequent law that may replace it.



Article 5
Insurance
5.1 The organizer or promotor of the activity must take out personal accident insurance to cover all the participants, providing the following coverage: for medical expenses, a minimum of 6,000 euros per person; for death, a minimum of 5,000 euros, and for permanent disability, a minimum of 6,500 euros. In the event of the death of a child under 14, the insurance must be used to cover the funeral expenses.

5.2 The organizer or promotor of the activity must take out civil liability insurance to cover the risks entailed in the activity for a minimum of 300,000 euros per victim and 1,200,000 euros per incident.

5.3 If the organizer or promotor of the activity is federated or is a member of a movement or association, these same federations, movements or associations may arrange the insurance policies described in paragraphs 5.1 and 5.2.

5.4 In the case of sports camps, ‘stages’ or sports campuses and sports trails, the insurance obligations are those stipulated in Decree 56/2003, of 20 February 2003, regulating outdoor physical sports activities, and Decree 58/2010, of 4 May 2010, governing sports organizations in Catalonia.


Article 6
Outdoor activities
6.1 Without prejudice to the specific regulations of each municipality, the activities regulated by this Decree that take place in the outdoors must adhere to current legislation for their protection.

6.2 When the activities subject to this Decree take place in areas that have been declared as natural spaces with special protection, in accordance with Law 12/1985, of 13 June 1985, on natural spaces, or in spaces covered by the Plan for Spaces of Natural Interest (PEIN), national hunting reserves, controlled hunting reserves or wildlife reserves and refuges, they must also adhere to the specific regulations of the protected space in question and must be in possession of the relevant authorization.

6.3 Whenever the activities covered by this Decree take place in forestry areas, they must adhere to the legislation in effect on the prevention of forest fires.



Article 7
Youth camps
7.1 Youth camps that take place outside the confines of a campsite or camping facility authorized by the competent authority must be positioned:
a) Away from dry river beds, watercourses or stormwater channels or land susceptible to flooding or landslides.
b) Away from land which may be hazardous due to proximity to high voltage electrical power lines, industrial estates, unhealthy facilities or anything other hazard.
c) At least 100 metres away from any kind of road. This distance should be understood as running from the edge of the campsite to the road.
d) Close to an alternative path that would allow evacuation in the event of a wildfire.

7.2 These camps must also have:
a) Written permission from the owner of the land on which the camp is to be set up, or from someone authorized by the owner.
b) A copy of the written notification of the activity to the local council or county council, whichever is applicable, corresponding to the place where the activity is to be held.
c) In Val d'Aran, apart from the notification mentioned in section b), the General Council of Aran must also be notified as the body responsible for managing the natural spaces of special protection and controlled hunting zones.
d) A protocol for emergency action, drawn up by the owner of the land where the camp is to be sited, or, if this is not possible, by the entity organizing the activity, which should include at the very least the system for obtaining information on high-risk situations, the warning system, the evacuation plan and other protective measures to be used depending on the location, the number of days of the camp and the number of participants.



Article 8
Facilities
8.1 Activities that involve an overnight stay must take place in facilities listed in the Register of Facilities for Youth Activities.

8.2 The following activities are excluded from the above obligation:
a) Hikes and other activities that involve spending the night outdoors in tents or similar facilities.
b) Fieldwork projects whose specific characteristics or location, due to the social interest of the project, mean that participants have to stay in provisional facilities, whether permanent or mobile, other than tents or similar structures, or in existing buildings or constructions intended for a different purpose than accommodation.

8.3 In the case of fieldwork projects, holiday camps, sports camps, hikes and sports trails, the organizers or promotors of the activity must guarantee that the services and health and safety measures are sufficient to ensure the health, safety and physical integrity of all the participants in the activity.



Article 9
Mixed activities
When an activity regulated by this Decree includes one or more activities of a different type, but which are also governed by this Decree, the other activities must also comply with the provisions of this Decree that are applicable to them.



Article 10
Notification of activities
10.1 The activities regulated by this Decree that involve overnight stays of two or more consecutive nights must be notified to the relevant Youth department.

Activities that do not involve an overnight stay but last for four or more consecutive days, even if there is an intervening weekend, must also be notified to the relevant department.

10.2 In the case of holiday and sports camps, if the duration of the camp is more than one week, it should be notified as several separate activities which should have a minimum duration of one week each.

10.3 Notifications should preferably be submitted electronically via the ‘Tràmits’ section of the Catalan Government’s website, the electronic headquarters of the Government of Catalonia and Canal Empresa, without prejudice to their submission to other offices envisaged in Article 25 of Law 26/2010, of 3 August 2010, on the legal system and public administration procedures in Catalonia.

The standard notification form must be available on the website of the department responsible for Youth affairs, the ‘Tràmits’ section of the Catalan government’s website, and the website of Canal Empresa.

The form must contain at least the following details:
a) Type of activity.
b) Identification and affiliation of the organizer and/or promotor.
c) Place and dates of the activity.
d) Number and ages of participants.
e) Forename, surname/s, ID document number, age and, if necessary, qualifications of all the staff on the team of activity monitors.
f) Contact number of the person responsible for the activity.
g) Emergency mobile phone contact number during the activity.

10.4 The deadline for submitting notifications is seven days before the start date of the activity, if done electronically, or twenty days if submitted in person at an official office.

10.5 The cancellation or modification of the details of an activity that has already been notified must be sent to the department responsible for Youth affairs before the start date of the activity, unless due to some extraordinary reason it has to be notified before the activity ends. No changes whatsoever may be made to the details notified once the activity has concluded.

10.6 The department responsible for Youth affairs must send, by electronic means, the details of notifications received to the Catalan Sports Council, the local authorities, the General Council of Aran and the other Catalan government departments responsible for security, emergencies and healthcare to facilitate coordination and compliance with their respective competences.



Article 11
Obligations of the person responsible for the activity
The person responsible for the activity has the following obligations:
a) To comply and ensure compliance with the provisions of this Decree.
b) To ensure that the relevant notification of the activity is sent, if necessary and where applicable, to the department responsible for Youth affairs before the start of the activity, as well as any cancellations or modifications that occur after the notification has been sent.
c) To facilitate the inspection and monitoring of the activity in question by the personnel duly authorized to undertake this task.
d) To guarantee the execution of the activity programme.
e) To ensure that the activity is conducted in accordance with the appropriate health and safety conditions.
f) To ensure that the participants respect the property, facilities and natural environment of the location where the activity takes place, and to establish sufficient controls to avoid any risk of forest fires.
g) To guarantee that all participants are aware of the emergency action plan established for this purpose and the measures established for high-risk or emergency situations, especially in terms of the warning system and the protective measures to be used.
h) To ensure compliance with all current legislation on alcoholic drinks, tobacco and any other addictive substances.
i) To ensure compliance with the relevant laws whenever the organization and execution of any activity on the programme is undertaken by a specialist organization or company.



Article 12
Mandatory documentation during the activity
12.1 During the course of the activity, the person in charge of it must have the following mandatory documentation:
a) The general programme of the activity, indicating its objectives, schedule, timings and daily planning or timetable of the specific activities taking place.
b) Written authorization for every participant under adult age to take part in the activity, signed by the parent or legal guardian.
c) Health form of every participant under adult age, signed by the parent or legal guardian, detailing any possible physical or mental impediments, chronic diseases, medication or dietary requirements that should be adhered to, giving times and quantities, updated details of vaccinations, and any other information that may be deemed necessary.
d) An alphabetical list of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all the participants in the activity: children, adolescents, activity team leaders, activity monitors and logistics support staff.
e) Magnetic health ID card or other document that accredits the right to be treated by the National Health service, or proof of private medical insurance, if applicable, of every participant in the activity.
f) Documents accrediting that the insurance policies described in Article 5 have been taken out.
g) In the case of the activities that have to be notified in accordance with Article 10.1, apart from all the items mentioned in the above paragraphs, the person responsible for the activity must also have the following documents:
A copy of the notification of the activity.
Document or license confirming that the person responsible for the activity and all the monitors are registered with the Registers referred to in Articles 4.3 and 4.5.

12.2 All registrations, authorizations and health files can be processed electronically.



Article 13
Breach of obligations
The responsibility for any breach of the obligations established in Articles 11 and 12 falls upon the person responsible for the activity and, collaterally, the organizer and/or promoter of the activity.



Article 14
Guidance, inspections and monitoring
14.1 The department responsible for Youth affairs is responsible for verifying compliance with this Decree, advising the organizers and/or promotors of activities and making the necessary inspection visits to check and monitor compliance in order to guarantee the educational quality of the activities and ensure the safety of their participants.

14.2 Likewise, the Catalan Sports Council, in exercising its competences, may make visits to sports camps, ‘stages’ or sports campuses and sports trails to verify compliance with the relevant legislation and to give advice to the organizers and promotors of these activities.

14.3 The department responsible for Youth affairs and the Catalan Sports Council are responsible for ensuring that the activities support the educational policies aimed at promoting education in the values of human rights, social cohesion, co-education, gender equality and non-discrimination for any personal or social condition or situation.



Article 15
Sports facilities
When ‘stages’ and sports camps take place in sports facilities, these facilities must be registered with the Census of Sports Facilities managed by the Catalan Sports Council.



Article 16 – Accessibility
16.1 When the activities regulated by this Decree involve participants with disabilities, before the activity takes place the organizer must evaluate the case in question to adjust the ratio of the team of monitors, if applicable, and establish any additional support that may be necessary.

16.2 The organizers or promotors of activities regulated by this Decree must progressively guarantee sufficient conditions of accessibility in communications so people with physical, sensorial or intellectual disabilities can understand them, take part in them and enjoy them, where applicable.



Article 17
Protection of personal data
Personal data should be treated in accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December 1999, on the Protection of Personal Data.

Additional provision

Applicability of labour and volunteer laws

The series of obligations, insurance and monitoring actions envisaged in this Decree should be understood as being without prejudice to the duties, obligations and controls established by the laws governing labour and volunteers whenever the relationship between the managers and monitors of the activity with the organizer or promotor is of a labour or volunteer nature.



Transitional provision
Valid qualifications for considering leisure education professionals until such time as the Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals In Catalonia is established

Until the Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals in Catalonia is set up, people with one of the following qualifications will be considered as monitors of educational leisure activities:

Diploma as a leisure activity monitor for children and young people.

Professional certificate as an invigilator of leisure activities for children and youth people.

An educational system qualification that includes the full professional qualification of invigilator of educational leisure activities for children and young people.

Until such time as the Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals in Catalonia is set up, people with one of the following qualifications will be considered as activity leaders of educational leisure activities:

Diploma as an activity leader of leisure activities for children and young people.

Technical or higher degree in sociocultural and tourist entertainment.

Professional qualification in the management and coordination of educational leisure activities for children and young people.

An educational system qualification that includes the full professional qualification for managing and coordinating educational leisure activities for children and young people.

For the purposes of Article 12.1.g), the person responsible for the activity must have the relevant document or license accrediting the training envisaged in this transitional provision.



Repealing Provision
Decree 137/2003, of 10 June 2003, regulating educational leisure activities involving children under the age of 18 is repealed.



Final Provisions
–1 Update of the amounts of insurance policies established by this Decree
The head of the department responsible for Youth affairs is authorized to update the insurance policy limits established in Article 5 by a Judicial Order.

–2 Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals
The Official Register of Leisure Education Professionals envisaged by this Decree should be regulated by means of an Order from the head of the department responsible for Youth affairs, to which it will be affiliated.

–3 Entry into force
This Decree shall enter into force on 1 November 2016.

Barcelona, 5 July 2016

Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó
President of the Government of Catalonia

Dolors Bassa i Coll
Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Families

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Data d'actualització: 08.02.2017