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Class Sizes in Primary Schools Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Exceptions to the statutory limit on class sizes

5.  In exercising its power under Article 16(4) of the 1998 Order, a board shall have regard to the following matters—

(a)the requirements on a school to comply with—

(i)a direction of an admissions appeal tribunal, under Article 15(5)(a) of the 1997 Order;

(ii)a direction of a board, under Article 42 of the 1996 Order;

(iii)a school attendance order, under Article 45(2) of, and Schedule 13 to, the 1986 Order(1);

(iv)a statement of special educational needs, under Article 16 of the 1996 Order;

(b)the need to avoid unreasonable public expenditure.


As amended by Article 27 of S.I. 1996/274 (N.I. 1)

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