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Education (Provision of Meals) Act 1914

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Education (Provision of Meals) Act 1914

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CHAPTER 20

An Act to amend the Education (Provision of Meals) Act, 1906.

[7th August 1914.]

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:

Extension of powers as to feeding of school children. 6 Edw.7. c. 57.

1. A local education authority may, without any application to the Board of Education, spend out of the rates such sums as may be necessary to meet the cost of the provision of food under section three of the Education (Provision of Meals) Act, 1906, and accordingly in that section the words "apply to the Board of Education, and that the Board may authorise them to," and from "provided that" to the end of the section, shall be repealed.

Act to apply both on days when the school meets and on other days.

2. The powers of a local education authority under the Education (Provision of Meals) Act, 1906, as amended by this Act, shall be exercisable in respect of children attending a public elementary school within their area, both on days when the school meets and on other days.

Short title.

3. This Act may be cited as the Education (Provision of Meals) Act, 1914, and the Education (Provision of Meals) Act, 1906, and this Act may be cited together as the Education (Provision of Meals) Acts, 1906 and 1914.