Managers of a controlled school, voluntary school, grant-maintained integrated school or pupil referral unit
2.—(1) This regulation applies to a request for information that is received by the managers of—
(a)a controlled school, voluntary school or grant-maintained integrated school within the meaning of Article 2(2) of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(1), or
(b)a pupil referral unit as defined by Article 87(1) of the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(2).
(2) Where this regulation applies, subsections (1) and (2) of section 10 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 have effect as if any reference to the twentieth working day following the date of receipt were a reference to either—
(a)the twentieth working day following the date of receipt, disregarding any working day which, in relation to the school or unit referred to in paragraph (1), is not a school day, or
(b)the sixtieth working day following the date of receipt,
whichever occurs first.
(3) “School day”, for the purposes of this regulation, means any day on which, at the school or unit referred to in paragraph (1) above, there is a session.
S.I. 1986/594 (N.I.3). The definition of voluntary school in Article 2(2) was amended, and the definition of grant-maintained integrated school was inserted, by Schedule 9 to the Education Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/2406, N.I.20).
S.I. 1998/1759 (N.I.13), to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.