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The Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Initiation of procedure for acquisition by school of grant-maintained integrated or controlled integrated status

36.—(1) Article 69 of the 1989 Order (including that Article as applied by Article 91 of that Order) shall be amended as follows.

(2) For paragraph (1)(a) (initiation of procedure by two resolutions of Board of Governors) there shall be substituted—

(a)the Board of Governors decides by a resolution passed at a meeting of that Board to hold such a ballot; or.

(3) Paragraph (3) (notice of first resolution) shall cease to have effect.

(4) In paragraph (4) for the words “the second resolution required for the purposes of” there shall be substituted the words “a resolution under”, in sub-paragraph (a) the word “second” shall cease to have effect and in sub-paragraph (b) for the words from “to the bodies” to the end there shall be substituted


(i)the relevant board;

(ii)if the school is a voluntary school, the trustees of the school;

(iii)if the school is a Catholic maintained school, the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools..

(5) In paragraph (5) for the words “the second resolution” there shall be substituted the words “the resolution under paragraph (1)(a)”.

(6) Nothing in this Article affects the procedure for the acquisition of grant-maintained integrated status or controlled integrated status in a case where that procedure has been initiated before the coming into operation of this Article.

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