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Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948

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3Allocation between primary and secondary education of children between ten and a half and twelve years old

(1)The definitions of primary and secondary education in subsection (1) of section eight of the principal Act shall be amended in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(2)In paragraph (a) of the said subsection (1), which defines primary education, for the words " primary education, that is to say, full-time education suitable to the requirements of junior pupils ", there shall be substituted the words

primary education, that is to say, full-time education suitable to the requirements of junior pupils who have not attained the age of ten years and six months, and full-time education suitable to the requirements of junior pupils who have attained that age and whom it is expedient to educate together with junior pupils who have not attained that age.

(3)At the end of paragraph (b) of the said subsection (1), which defines secondary education, there shall be inserted the words

and full-time education suitable to the requirements of junior pupils who have attained the age of ten years and six months and whom it is expedient to educate together with senior pupils.

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