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The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

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Schools established in hospitals

35.—(1) The 1989 Order shall have effect subject to the amendments in paragraphs (2) to (8) which exempt schools established in hospitals from certain provisions of that Order.

(2) In Part III (the curriculum) in Article 35 after paragraph (6) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(6A) Nothing in this Part, except Articles 29, 30 and 32 and Article 33 in so far as it applies for the purposes of those Articles, shall apply in relation to a school established in a hospital..

(3) In Part IV (admission of children to grant-aided schools) in Article 43 (exceptions) at the end there shall be added the following paragraph—

(5) None of the provisions of Articles 36 to 42 have effect in relation to a school established in a hospital..

(4) In Part V (financing of schools) in Article 46(3)(a) (schools covered by a scheme) for the words “other than a special school or” there shall be substituted the words “other than a special school, a school established in a hospital or a”.

(5) In Articles 68(2) and 90(2) (schools not eligible for grant-maintained integrated status and controlled integrated status, respectively) at the end there shall be added the following sub-paragraph—

(d)a school established in a hospital..

(6) The following paragraph, namely—

( )( ) This Article does not apply to a school established in a hospital.

shall be added—

(a)in Article 124 (discipline in schools), as paragraph (4);

(b)in Article 125 (annual report of Board of Governors), as paragraph (7);

(c)in Article 126 (annual parents' meeting), as paragraph (8).

(7) In Article 127 (application of provisions regulating charges in schools) in paragraph (1) after the words “paragraphs (2) to (5)” there shall be inserted the words “and Article 137(7)” and at the end of Article 137 there shall be added the following paragraph—

(7) Nothing in this Chapter shall apply in relation to a school established in a hospital; but no charge shall be made in respect of admission to, or education or equipment provided to a pupil at, any such school..

(8) In Article 139(8) (schools ineligible to become community schools) for the words from “a voluntary school” to the end there shall be substituted the words “a school established in a hospital.”.

(9) In Article 13 of the 1986 Order (Boards of Governors)—

(a)after paragraph (3A) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(3AA) Where in the opinion of the board responsible for the management of a school established in a hospital it is likely to be impracticable for there to be elections of parent members at the school, the required number of parent members may be made up by persons appointed by the voting members of the Board of Governors of the school.;

(b)in paragraphs (3B), (3C) and (3D) after the words “paragraph (3A)” there shall be inserted the words “or (3AA)”;

(c)in paragraph (3E) after the words “paragraph (3A)” there shall be inserted “, (3AA)”.

(10) After Article 131 of the 1986 Order there shall be inserted the following Article—

Exceptions for schools established in hospitals

131A.(1) The provisions of this Order listed in paragraph (2) shall not apply in relation to a school established in a hospital.

(2) The provisions referred to in paragraph (1) are Articles 18, 21, 22, 48, 49, 58, 60 and 61..

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