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How Old Do You Have To Be To Legally Babysit?

The law does not specify how old a person has to be to babysit. However, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) recommends that persons under 16 should not be left alone to babysit. More »
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What is the legal babysitting age in NYS?
There isn't a 'legal' age. It's pretty much whatever the parents want. That if, of course, if you are just watching kids for a family you know. However, if you want to get a job at a child care place, then it depends on the place itself.  wiki.answers.com
What is the legal age to babysit?
Most states do not regulate the age that a teen must be to be allowed to babysit.It  www.chacha.com
What's the legal age for babysitting?
Because maturity levels vary so much , there is no legal age determined by law. That has to be determined by asking the person questions about what to do in an emergency. It can also be determined by what time of day it is, how isolated the house is,  answers.yahoo.com
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