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Diocesan Boards of Education Measure 1991

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(1)In this Measure—

  • “the 1988 Act” means the [1988 c. 40.] Education Reform Act 1988;

  • “church educational endowment” means an educational endowment which includes among the purposes for which it may be applied religious education according to the faith and practice of the Church of England;

  • “Church of England voluntary school” means a voluntary school in respect of which any trust deed or other instrument requires provision to be made at the school for religious education according to the faith and practice of the Church of England or in which, in the absence of any such instrument, such provision has been made by custom and practice;

  • “church school” means a Church of England voluntary school or a grant-maintained school which was such a voluntary school immediately before it became a grant-maintained school;

  • “educational endowment” means an endowment which, or the income of which, may be applied for the purposes of education;

  • “endowment” includes property not subject to any restriction on the expenditure of capital.

(2)Any reference in this Measure to a change in the character of a school means a change in the religious character of the school or a change in character resulting from education beginning or ceasing to be provided for pupils above or below a particular age, for boys as well as for girls, or for girls as well as for boys, or from the making or alteration of arrangements for the admission of pupils by reference to ability or aptitude; and any reference to a matter affecting the character of a school shall be construed accordingly.

(3)Expressions used in this Measure which are also used in the 1988 Act shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the same meanings as in that Act.

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