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Statutes of Newfoundland 1991


CHAPTER 20

AN ACT TO AMEND THE SCHOOLS ACT

(Assented to May 31, 1991)

Analysis

1. S.3 R&S
Language of instruction

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


RSN 1970 c.346
as amended

1. Section 3 of The Schools Act is repealed and the following is substituted:

Language of instruction

3. (1) Where an individual has rights under section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to have his or her children receive school instruction in French, the children of that individual shall receive that instruction in accordance with those rights wherever in the province those rights apply.

(2) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations respecting anything that may be required to give effect to subsection (1).

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