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Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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Information as to funded pre-school education provided otherwise than in a grant-aided school

21.—(1) Every board shall, for each school year, publish at such time and in such manner as the Department may direct, particulars of the arrangements for the admission of children to funded pre-school education.

(2) In this Article “funded pre-school education”, in relation to a board, means pre-school education—

(a)which is provided otherwise than at a grant-aided school; and

(b)in respect of which the board is making, or is to make, grants under Article 18(1).

(3) The particulars to be published under paragraph (1) shall include particulars of—

(a)the persons providing funded pre-school education;

(b)the number of children for whom such education is to be provided by each such person; and

(c)the criteria to be applied by each such person in selecting children for admission to such education.

(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 funded pre-school education.

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