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The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

Draft Legislation:

This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 No. 424

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II FUNDING OF GRANT-AIDED SCHOOLS

    1. 3.The common funding scheme for grant-aided schools

    2. 4.Contents of the common funding scheme

    3. 5.Conditions as to financial delegation

    4. 6.Effect of financial delegation

    5. 7.Publication of financial statements

    6. 8.Interpretation of this Part

    7. 9.Consequential amendments

  4. PART III BOARDS: FINANCE AND THE DUTY OF BEST VALUE

    1. Financing of boards

      1. 10.Resource allocation plans

      2. 11.Funding of boards

      3. 12.Accounts of boards

    2. The duty of best value

      1. 13.The duty of best value

      2. 14.Contracts: exclusion of non-commercial considerations

      3. 15.Power to modify statutory provisions and confer new powers

      4. 16.Repeal of competition provisions

  5. PART IV SCHOOLS

    1. Welfare and protection of pupils

      1. 17.Duty on Boards of Governors to safeguard and promote the welfare of pupils

      2. 18.Child protection measures

      3. 19.School discipline measures to prevent bullying

    2. Admissions

      1. 20.Admission appeals: tribunal procedures and expenses

      2. 21.Parental preferences for admission to nursery schools

      3. 22.Admission to special schools of children resident outside Northern Ireland

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 23.Removal of members of Boards of Governors

      2. 24.Development proposals for grant aided schools

      3. 25.Appeals against expulsion: tribunal procedures

      4. 26.Curriculum, etc. complaints: tribunal procedures

      5. 27.Consultation of schools by sampling

      6. 28.Costs under approved contracts

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. Amendments to the 1986 Order

      1. 29.Determination of travelling and subsistence allowances

      2. 30.Officers of boards

      3. 31.Principals on teaching appointments committee

    2. Amendments to the 1989 Order

      1. 32.Programme of training by boards

      2. 33.Terms of appointment of members of CCMS

    3. Amendments to the 1998 Order

      1. 34.Provision of secondary education for pupils by institutions of further education

      2. 35.The General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland: fees and procedures

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 36.Abolition of corporal punishment

      2. 37.Reports and returns

      3. 38.Annual report of boards

    5. Supplementary provisions

      1. 39.Regulations

      2. 40.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

      Funding of grant-aided schools: consequential and supplementary amendments

    2. Schedule 2

      Minor and consequential amendments

    3. Schedule 3

      Repeals

      1. Part I Repeals coming into operation on 1st April 2003

      2. Part II Repeals coming into operation on days to be appointed under Article 1(3).

  9. Explanatory Note

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