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The Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Information as to schools and admission arrangements

17.—(1) Every board shall, for each school year, publish matters at such time and in such manner as the Department may direct, particulars o f —

(a)the arrangements made by the board under Articles 9(1) and 15(1);

(b)the arrangements for the admission of children to each grant-aided school in its area.

(2) The particulars to be published under paragraph (1)(b) for each school year in relation to a school shall include particulars of—

(a)the school’s enrolment number;

(b)the school’s admissions number;

(c)the respective functions of the Board of Governors and principal in relation to admissions to the school; and

(d)the criteria drawn up under Article 16(1) for the school.

(3) The Board of Governors of every grant-aided school shall, as respects that school, publish—

(a)such information as may be required by regulations;

(b)such other information, if any, as the Board of Governors thinks fit.

(4) Every board shall publish such information as may be required by regulations with respect to its policy and arrangements in respect of any matter relating to primary or secondary education in its area.

(5) A board may, with the agreement of the Board of Governors of any grant-aided school situated in the area of the board, publish on behalf of the Board of Governors the particulars or information relating to the school referred to in paragraph (3).

(6) References in paragraphs (3) and (5) to publication are references to publication at such time or times and in such manner as may be required by regulations.

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