Addressing Bullying in Schools Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Definition of “bullying”N.I.

1—(1) In this Act “bullying” includes (but is not limited to) the repeated use of—

(a)any verbal, written or electronic communication,

(b)any other act, or

(c)any combination of those,

by a pupil or a group of pupils against another pupil or group of pupils, with the intention of causing physical or emotional harm to that pupil or group of pupils.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), “act” includes omission.

Commencement Information

I1S. 1 in operation at 1.9.2021 by S.R. 2021/107, art. 2