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Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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Exceptional provision of education

86.—(1) Each board shall make arrangements for the provision of suitable education at school or otherwise than at school for those children of compulsory school age who by reason of illness, expulsion or suspension from school or otherwise, may not for any period receive suitable education unless such arrangements are made for them.

(2) A board may make arrangements for the provision of suitable education otherwise than at school for those children over compulsory school age who—

(a)have not attained the age of 19; and

(b)by reason of illness, expulsion or suspension from school or otherwise, may not for any period receive suitable education unless such arrangements are made for them.

(3) In determining what arrangements to make under this Article in the case of any child a board shall have regard to any guidance given from time to time by the Department.

(4) In this Article—

“child” has the same meaning as in Part II of the [1996 NI 1.] Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;

“suitable education”, in relation to a child, means efficient education suitable to his age, ability and aptitude and to any special educational needs he may have.

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