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The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

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PART IARTICLE 11 OF THE 1986 ORDER, AS SUBSTITUTED

Management of voluntary schools

11.—(1) Subject to paragraph (3), each voluntary school shall be under the control and management of a Board of Governors.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), each maintained school shall be under the control and management of a Board of Governors constituted in accordance with the provisions of Part I of Schedule 5 and may be withdrawn from the control and management of that Board of Governors in accordance with the provisions of Part II of that Schedule.

(3) Two or more maintained primary schools, other than nursery schools, may be grouped under one Board of Governors where the trustees or Board of Governors of each school so requests and—

(a)in the case of Catholic maintained schools, the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools, with the approval of the Department, so determines; and

(b)in the case of other maintained schools, the board, with the approval of the Department, so determines.

(4) Each voluntary grammar school in relation to which an agreement under paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 is in force shall be under the control and management of a Board of Governors constituted in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 6.

(5) Each voluntary grammar school in relation to which no agreement under paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 is in force shall be under the control and management of a Board of Governors constituted in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 7.

(6) Each voluntary school which has, under Part II of Schedule 5, ceased to be a maintained school shall be under the control and management of a Board of Governors constituted in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 8.

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