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The Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Duties of Board of Governors in relation to admissions

10.—(1) It shall be the duty of the Board of Governors of a grant-aided school to make arrangements for the admission of children to the school in accordance with the following provisions of this Part.

(2) The Board of Governors of a grant-aided school shall not—

(a)admit to the school in any school year a number of children in the relevant age group which exceeds the school’s admissions number for that school year; or

(b)cause or permit the number of registered pupils at the school at any time to exceed the school’s enrolment number.

(3) In calculating for the purposes of paragraph (2) the number of children in the relevant age group admitted to a school in any school year, no account shall be taken of any child in that age group admitted to the school in compliance with—

(a)a direction of an appeal tribunal;

(b)a direction under Article 42 of the [1996 NI 1.] Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996; or

(c)a school attendance order.

(4) In calculating for the purposes of paragraph (2) the number of registered pupils at a school at any time in a school year, no account shall be taken of any pupil first registered at the school in that school year in compliance with—

(a)a direction of an appeal tribunal;

(b)a direction under Article 42 of the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996; or

(c)a school attendance order.

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