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Elementary Education Amendment Act 1903

This brief Act amended Section 2 (6) of the 1899 Elementary Education (Defective and Epileptic Children) Act.

The text of the Elementary Education Amendment Act 1903 was prepared by Derek Gillard and uploaded on 30 October 2019.


Elementary Education Amendment Act 1903

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CHAPTER 13.

An Act to amend the Elementary Education (Defective and Epileptic Children) Act, 1899. [21st July 1903.]

BE it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Amendment of the Elementary Education (Defective and Epileptic Children) Act, 1899. 62 & 63 Vict. c. 32. s. 2 (6).

1.-(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Elementary Education (Defective and Epileptic Children) Act, 1899, section two (6), the Board of Education may from time to time make rules for certifying any establishment for boarding and lodging defective or epileptic children, although such establishment may be established for boarding and lodging more than fifteen defective or epileptic children in one building, or may comprise more than four such buildings.

(2) All rules made in pursuance of this Act shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within three weeks after the same have been made, if Parliament be then sitting, or, if Parliament be not then sitting, within three weeks of the session then next ensuing, and, if any such rules are disapproved of by either House of Parliament, within thirty days after the same have been so laid before Parliament, such rules, or such part thereof as maybe so disapproved, shall thereupon become void and of no effect.

Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as the Elementary Education Amendment Act, 1903.