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Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 3)

In Article 2(2) for the definition of “the Education Orders” substitute—

  • “the Education Orders” means—


    this Order;


    the 1989 Order;


    the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993;


    the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;


    the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997;


    the Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997;


    the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998;.

In Article 2(2) for the definition of “nursery school” substitute—

“nursery school” means a primary school which is used mainly for the purpose of providing full-time or part-time education for children who have attained the age of 2 years but are under compulsory school age;.

In Article 2(2) for the definition of “primary education” substitute—

  • “primary education” means—


    full-time education suitable to the requirements of junior pupils of compulsory school age; and


    full-time or part-time education suitable to the requirements of junior pupils under compulsory school age;.

The paragraphs inserted by Article 25(6) of the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 as paragraphs (2D) and (2E) of Article 2 shall be renumbered as paragraphs (2G) and (2H) of that Article respectively.

In Article 7 for “whether within or outside” substitute “within”.

In Article 17(7) omit the words “or such other board as the Department may determine”.

In Schedule 4—

(a)in the cross heading before paragraph 4 for “and controlled nursery” substitute “, controlled nursery schools (other than controlled integrated nursery schools)”;

(b)in paragraph 4 after “nursery school” insert “(other than a controlled integrated nursery school)”.

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