Explanatory Memorandum

Shared Education Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

2016 CHAPTER 20

9 May 2016

Commentary on Sections

Section 4: ‘Power of other bodies to encourage and facilitate shared education’

Section 4 confers on the listed bodies (the Department of Education; the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools; the Youth Council for Northern Ireland; and the Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and any sectoral body) a power to encourage and facilitate shared education.