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Statutes of Newfoundland 1996


CHAPTER 13

CHAPTER 13

AN ACT TO AMEND THE SCHOOLS ACT AND THE EDUCATION ACT

(Assented to July 26, 1996)

Analysis

PART I
SCHOOLS ACT

1. S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

2. S.2.1 Amdt.
Language of instruction

3. S.3 Rep.
Continuation of boards

4. Ss. 4, 5 & 6 R&S
4. School districts
5. Interim school board
6. Agreements, personnel and property of dis solved board
6.1 School boards
6.2 Constitution
6.3 Denominational com- mittees
6.4 Denominational
committee - uni-denominational schools
6.5 Denominational
committee - interdenominational schools
6.6 Designation of schools 6.7 Interpretation

5. S.8 Rep.
Interim board

6. S.10 Amdt.
Vacancies in school boards

7. S.10.1 Added
Replacement of members

8. S.11 Amdt.
Duties of school boards

9. S.12 Amdt.
Powers of school boards

10. S.14 Rep.
Appointment of business manager

11. S.15 Amdt.
Duties of manager

12. S.17 to 20 R&S

17. Directors
18. Director's duties
19. Suspension by director 20. Salaries

13. S.32 & 33 Rep.
32. Vesting of property
33. Transfer of funds

14. S.39 Rep.
Dissolution of school boards

15. S.61 Rep.
Admission of children

16. Ss.81 to 85 R&S
81. Building funds
82. Allocation of money

17. S.98 Amdt.
Regulations

18. General amdt.

19. Sch R&S

PART II
EDUCATION ACT

20. S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

21. S.3 Rep.
Construction

22. S.5 R&S
Duties of councils

23. Ss.8.1 & 8.2 Added
8.1 School construction board
8.2 Duties of construction board

24. S.16 Rep.
Proposed legislation

25. S.18 Amdt.
Regulations

PART III
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS AND COMMENCEMENT

26. This Act prevails

27. RSN1990 cT-2
Amdt.

28. RSN1990 cT-3
Amdt.

29. SN1991 c17
Amdt.

30. Commencement

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

PART I
SCHOOLS ACT


RSN1990 cS-12 as amended

1. (1) Paragraph 2(a) of the Schools Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(a) "assistant director" means an assistant director appointed by a school board under section 17;

(2) Paragraph 2(c) of the Act is repealed.

(3) Section 2 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (f) the following:

(f.1) "commission scolaire provinciale francophone" means the commission scolaire provinciale francophone established under section 2.1;

(4) Paragraph 2(j) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(j) "director" means a director appointed by a school board under section 17;

(j.1) "dissolved school board" means a school board dissolved under subsection 5(1);

(j.2) "district" means a school district established under section 4;

(5) Paragraph 2(k) of the Act is amended by striking out the word "educational" wherever it occurs and substituting the word "education" and by striking out the phrase "section 15 of the Department of Education Act" and substituting the phrase "section 4 of the Education Act".

(6) Section 2 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (s) the following:

(s.1) "principal" means a teacher designated as a principal or acting as a principal of a school;

(7) Paragraph 2(x) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(x) "school board" means a school board constituted under subsection 5(2) or section 6.1 and shall, as the context requires, mean the school board having jurisdiction over a school or a student attending a school in the district of that school board;

(8) Paragraph 2(cc) of the Act is repealed.

(9) Section 2 of the Act is amended by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (dd) and substituting a semi-colon and the word "and" and by adding immediately after that paragraph the following:

(ee) "Term 17" means Term 17 of the Terms of Union of Newfoundland with Canada.

2. Subsection 2.1(2) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(2) There shall be a commission scolaire provinciale francophone for the province.

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

3. Section 3 of the Act is repealed.

4. Sections 4, 5 and 6 of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

School districts

4. (1) The province shall be divided into school districts as set by order of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council and the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may by order alter the boundaries or change the name of a school district.

(2) Where there is a dispute as to the boundaries of a school district, the minister shall determine those boundaries and that determination shall be final.

(3) An order made under subsection (1) shall be published in the Gazette.

Interim school board

5. (1) A school board constituted or continued under this Act immediately before this section comes into force shall be dissolved upon the order of the minister.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection 6.1(1), the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall immediately upon the commencement of this section appoint a school board for each district and

(a) 2/3 of the school board members shall be representatives of the classes of persons having rights under Term 17, and each class shall have appointed that portion of the 2/3 that is proportionate to the population of that class in the area under the school board's jurisdiction; and

(b) 1/3 of the school board members shall be appointed without reference to a religious denomination.

(3) The number of members to be appointed to the school board for each district under paragraphs (2)(a) and (b) shall be set by and may be changed by order of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

(4) A school board appointed under subsection (2)

(a) is vested with the powers and charged with the duties conferred on a school board under this Act; and

(b) shall hold office until the first election of members to a school board under this or another Act.

(5) Subsections 6.1(4) and (9) shall, with the necessary changes, apply to a school board appointed under this section.

Agreements, personnel and property of dissolved board

6. (1) All agreements, contracts, obligations and assessments made in relation to a school and existing immediately before this section comes into force shall continue.

(2) Upon the dissolution of a school board under subsection 5(1), the successor board is the successor in law to the dissolved school board, and

(a) all agreements, contracts, debts, liabilities and other obligations of that dissolved school board shall be assumed by the successor board and the successor board shall fulfil and satisfy all those agreements, contracts, debts, liabilities and other obligations;

(b) the successor board shall be substituted for the dissolved school board in respect of an employment contract held by the dissolved school board immediately before this section comes into force; and

(c) title to all real and personal property of a dissolved school board is vested in the successor board, and for all real and personal property held or used for the purpose of education by a dissolved school board, the successor board shall be substituted for the dissolved school board in respect of any entitlement, interest, instrument, deed, contract, agreement or other document held by the dissolved school board with respect to that property.

(3) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), a school board shall not make a payment to an employee as a result of the termination of his or her employment or the abolition of his or her position except as determined by the minister.

(4) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), a person whose employment has been terminated or whose position has been abolished by a school board shall not have the right under an agreement, contract or by way of action to claim for a payment as a result of the termination of his or her employment that exceeds that determined by the minister.

(5) Where there is a dispute as to which school board is the successor board respecting the

(a) assumption of an agreement, contract, debt, liability or other obligation under paragraph (2)(a); and

(b) substitution for the dissolved school board with respect to an employment contract under paragraph (2)(b), real and personal property under paragraph (2)(c) or the vesting of property under paragraph (2)(c),

the minister shall make an order determining the matter and that order shall be final.

(6) Unless otherwise determined by the successor board, until a director is appointed under section 17, a superintendent whose employment is continued under paragraph (2)(b) shall exercise the functions set out in section 18 for the schools that were under the jurisdiction of the dissolved school board that employed him or her.

(7) Unless otherwise determined by the successor board, until a director is appointed under section 17, where there is no superintendent under subsection (6) to exercise the functions set out in section 18 for a school, the successor board shall designate a superintendent whose employment is continued under paragraph (2)(b) to exercise those functions for that school.

School boards

6.1 (1) There shall be a school board elected for each district.

(2) A school board shall be elected at the time and in the manner directed by the minister subject to the approval of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, and

(a) 2/3 of the school board members shall be representatives of the classes of persons having rights under Term 17, and each class shall elect that portion of the 2/3 that is proportionate to the population of that class in the area under the school board's jurisdiction; and

(b) 1/3 of the school board members shall be elected without reference to a religious denomination.

(3) The number of members to be elected to the school board for each district under paragraphs (2)(a) and (b) shall be set by and may be changed by order of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

(4) The group of classes, having rights under Term 17, that formed one integrated school system by agreement in 1969, may be considered as if they were one class under paragraph (2)(a).

(5) A class having the right to elect a portion of the school board members under paragraph (2)(a) may combine with one or more of the other classes to exercise the right as if they were one class.

(6) An elector voting for school board members referred to in paragraph (2)(a) is eligible to vote for members from only one class referred to in that paragraph.

(7) All electors are eligible to vote for school board members referred to in paragraph (2)(b).

(8) The population of a class under paragraph (2)(a) shall be determined from the most recent census data published by Statistics Canada.

(9) Where the calculation of the number of school board members to be elected by a class under paragraph (2)(a) does not result in a whole number,

(a) a fraction less than 1/2 shall be disregarded, and where the fraction is 1/2 or more, the number shall be raised to the next whole number; but

(b) if the application of paragraph (a) results in fewer school board members than provided for in paragraph (2)(a), the number containing the largest fraction shall be raised to the next whole number until the number of members is the number ordered by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council under subsection (3); and

(c) if the application of paragraph (a) results in more school board members than provided for in paragraph (2)(a), only the number containing the largest fraction shall be raised to the next whole number until the number of members is the number ordered by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council under subsection (3).

Constitution

6.2 (1) A school board shall adopt not later than 6 months after its appointment or election a constitution regarding its duties and responsibilities but the constitution and an amendment to the constitution shall not come into force until approved by the minister.

(2) The constitution under subsection (1) shall include provisions respecting

(a) the appointment or selection of a chairperson and other officers of the school board;

(b) the date of the annual meeting of the school board;

(c) the appointment or selection of committees considered necessary to the proper functioning of the school board; and

(d) duties of the officers and committees of the school board additional to those duties specified in this Act.

(3) Unless otherwise provided by the constitution of the school board, a majority of the members of the school board constitutes a quorum.

Denominational committees

6.3 (1) Where, under subparagraph 5(1)(c)(i) of the Education Act an education council determines that a denominational committee is required for a school board, that school board shall appoint from among its members elected under paragraph 6.1(2)(a) a denominational committee which shall consist of no fewer than 3 and no more than 8 persons.

(2) Where a school board has an insufficient number of members of a religious denomination to constitute a denominational committee, persons may be appointed to that denominational committee in accordance with subparagraph 5(1)(c)(iii) of the Education Act.

(3) Where an education council requires that the powers and duties of a denominational committee for one school board be exercised by a denominational committee for another school board under subparagraph 5(1)(c)(iv) of the Education Act, the denominational committee exercising those powers and duties shall be considered to be the denominational committee for both school boards.

Denominational committee - uni-denominational schools

6.4 (1) A denominational committee may, for a uni-denominational school established, maintained and operated for that denomination,

(a) direct

(i) religious education, including teacher assignment for religious education,

(ii) pastoral care, religious activities and observances,

(iii) the philosophy and ambience, and

(iv) the teaching of aspects of curriculum affecting religious beliefs

in that school;

(b) direct the student admission policy for that school;

(c) exercise the rights respecting teachers set out in paragraph (c) of the Schedule; and

(d) notwithstanding paragraph 12(b), approve the use of that school outside of school hours, where this does not interfere with the regular conduct of that school.

(2) If a recommendation of a denominational committee regarding the assignment of a teacher under paragraph (1)(c) is not approved by the school board, the denominational committee shall make further recommendations until a candidate acceptable to the school board is found.

Denominational committee - interdenominational schools

6.5 A denominational committee may for an interdenominational school direct

(a) religious education, including teacher assignment for religious education; and

(b) pastoral care, religious activities and observances,

for children of that denomination in that school.

Designation of schools

6.6 For the 1996 - 1997 school year, every school established, maintained and operated for a class of persons having rights under Term 17 under this Act immediately before this section comes into force shall continue as a school established, maintained and operated for that class of persons, and a school operated jointly by agreement by 2 or more dissolved school boards immediately before this section comes into force shall continue to be operated as far as practical in accordance with that agreement.

Interpretation

6.7 For the purpose of sections 6.3 to 6.6

(a) "interdenominational school" means a school that is not a uni-denominational school;

(b) "uni-denominational school" means a school established, maintained and operated for one class of persons having rights under Term 17; and

(c) the group of classes, having rights under Term 17, that formed one integrated school system by agreement in 1969, may be considered as if they were one class.

5. Section 8 of the Act is repealed.

6. (1) Subsection 10(1) of the Act is amended by striking out the words "vacates his or her appointment and the vacancy so created may, upon the recommendation of the proper educational council through its executive director, be filled by the minister in accordance with this Act" and substituting the words "vacates his or her seat on the board and the vacancy so created may be filled in accordance with this Act".

(2) Subsections 10(2) and (3) of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

(2) The minister may remove one or more members of a school board.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), a member appointed or elected under paragraph 5(2)(a) or 6.1(2)(a) may be removed by the minister only with the approval of the appropriate education council through its executive director.

(3) Subsection 10(4) of the Act is amended by adding immediately after the words "immediately notify" the words "the minister and" and by striking out the comma immediately before the phrase and the phrase "and the educational council shall take all necessary action it is empowered to take for the purpose of having the vacancy filled by appointment by the minister".

(4) Subsections 10(5), (6) and (7) are repealed.

7. The Act is amended by adding immediately after section 10 the following:

Replacement of members

10.1 Where

(a) a new district is created;

(b) all members of a school board are dismissed;

(c) a school board member's position is vacant; or

(d) a school board does not have a sufficient number of members for a quorum,

the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall

(e) appoint a school board or a member in accordance with subsections 5(2) and (3); or

(f) order an election of a school board or a member of a school board in accordance with section 6.1.

8. Paragraph 11(s) of the Act is repealed.

9. Paragraph 12(j) of the Act is amended by striking out the words "fix and pay the remuneration of" and substituting the words and comma "pay the remuneration of, as approved by the minister".

10. Section 14 of the Act is repealed.

11. Paragraph 15(k) of the Act is amended by striking out the words "school board" and substituting the word "director".

12. Sections 17 to 20 of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

Directors

17. (1) A school board shall, subject to the prior written approval of the minister, appoint a director and no more than 3 assistant directors, one of whom shall be the assistant director of finance and business administration.

(2) A director and an assistant director shall be appointed for a 5 year term and, following a satisfactory performance evaluation by the school board, the appointment may be renewed and each renewed appointment shall be made by the school board subject to the prior written approval of the minister.

(3) A school board may terminate the employment of a director or an assistant director, other than for cause, by giving him or her 3 months' written notice, and the school board shall report the dismissal in writing to the minister immediately upon giving the notice.

Director's duties

18. (1) A director shall, subject to the provisions of this Act and the Education Act and under the direction of the school board,

(a) supervise and direct the staff employed by the school board;

(b) administer, supervise and evaluate all educational programs and services for the operation of schools in the district;

(c) recruit and recommend for appointment employees and, subject to the approval of the school board, assign them to positions and duties;

(d) determine in accordance with this Act the school that a student shall attend;

(e) recommend the promotion, transfer and termination of employment of employees of the school board;

(f) develop and implement a program of supervision and in-service training for employees of the school board;

(g) supervise all schools, property, teachers, and other employees of the school board and visit each school as frequently as feasible and at least once in each school year;

(h) determine the programs for primary, elementary and high school grades and develop policies for promoting students;

(i) provide leadership in evaluating and improving the educational program in the district;

(j) advise the school board on planning for the extension, construction, renovation and repair of buildings;

(k) assist the school board in preparing its annual budget;

(l) facilitate communication between the school board and employees;

(m) attend meetings and institutes as required by the minister;

(n) make annual reports to the school board and to the department on the educational program in the school board's district as required by the minister;

(o) be, by virtue of his or her position, a member of all school board committees and attend all meetings of the school board and the executive committee, except those meetings or parts of meetings during which matters related directly to the employment of the director are to be discussed; and

(p) perform other duties required by the school board and under this Act.

(2) An assistant director shall report to the director.

Suspension by director

19. (1) Where a director is of the opinion that the presence of an employee or other person is an immediate threat to the welfare of students, the director may suspend that employee or other person, with or without pay, from the performance of his or her duties.

(2) The director shall immediately, in writing, notify the school board of a suspension under subsection (1).

(3) Where the school board receives a notification under subsection (2), it shall, as soon as is practicable, confirm, vary or revoke the suspension of the employee or other person and shall, where the suspension is confirmed or continued, determine if the suspension shall be with or without pay.

Salaries

20. (1) The minister shall, from money voted for that purpose by the Legislature, arrange for the payment of the salaries of directors and assistant directors and the salaries shall be paid in accordance with scales approved by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

(2) A school board shall not pay remuneration to directors or assistant directors in an amount greater than specified under subsection (1).

13. Sections 32 and 33 of the Act are repealed.

14. Section 39 of the Act is repealed.

15. Section 61 of the Act is repealed.

16. Sections 81 to 85 of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

Building funds

81. (1) The minister shall pay out money voted by the Legislature for the erection, extension and equipment of schools and school board offices in accordance with the recommendations of the school construction board under section 8.2 of the Education Act.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to money that is spent jointly by the governments of Canada and the province for the erection, extension and equipment of schools in native communities and for French first language schools under section 2.1.

Allocation of money

82. Notwithstanding another section of this Act, where an education council has borrowed money from a bank or other person under section 6 of the Education Act for a purpose referred to in subsection 82(1) in force immediately before the commencement of this section, and has given to the bank or other person an assignment of the rights to money payable under that subsection and both the education council and that bank or other person give notification of that assignment to the minister, the minister shall pay the money to that bank or other person.

17. Section 98 of the Act is amended by striking out the word "and" at the end of paragraph (f), by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (g) and substituting a semicolon and the word "and" and by adding immediately after paragraph (g) the following:

(h) respecting the establishment and maintenance of schools.

18. (1) The Act is amended by striking out the words "business manager" wherever they occur and substituting the words "assistant director of finance and business administration".

(2) The Act is amended by striking out the word "superintendent" wherever it occurs and substituting the word "director".

(3) The Act is amended by striking out the words "educational council" wherever they occur and substituting the words "education council".

Schedule Amdt.

19. The Schedule to the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Schedule

In lieu of section ninety-three of the Constitution Act, 1867, the following shall apply in respect of the Province of Newfoundland:

In and for the Province of Newfoundland, the Legislature shall have exclusive authority to make laws in relation to education but

(a) except as provided in paragraphs (b) and (c), schools established, maintained and operated with public funds shall be denominational schools, and any class of persons having rights under this Term as it read on January 1, 1995 shall continue to have the right to provide for religious education, activities and observances for the children of that class in those schools, and the group of classes that formed one integrated school system by agreement in 1969 may exercise the same rights under this Term as a single class of persons;

(b) subject to provincial legislation that is uniformly applicable to all schools specifying conditions for the establishment or continued operation of schools,

(i) any class of persons referred to in paragraph (a) shall have the right to have a publicly funded denominational school established, maintained and operated especially for that class, and

(ii) the Legislature may approve the establishment, maintenance and operation of a publicly funded school, whether denominational or non-denominational;

(c) where a school is established, maintained and operated pursuant to subparagraph (b)(i), the class of persons referred to in that subparagraph shall continue to have the right to provide for religious education, activities and observances and to direct the teaching of aspects of curriculum affecting religious beliefs, student admission policy and the assignment and dismissal of teachers in that school;

(d) all schools referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) shall receive their share of public funds in accordance with scales determined on a non-discriminatory basis from time to time by the Legislature; and

(e) if the classes of persons having rights under this Term so desire, they shall have the right to elect in total not less than two thirds of the members of a school board, and any class so desiring shall have the right to elect the portion of that total that is proportionate to the population of that class in the area under the board's jurisdiction.

PART II
EDUCATION ACT

SN1995 cE-2.1

20. (1) Section 2 of the Education Act is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (a) the following:

(a.1) "construction board" means the school construction board established under section 8.1;

(2) Paragraph 2(f) of the Act is amended by striking out the word "and" at the end of the paragraph.

(3) Section 2 of the Act is amended by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (g) and substituting a semicolon and by adding immediately after that paragraph the following:

(h) "school" means a public school as defined in the Schools Act; and

(i) "school board" means a school board established under the Schools Act.

21. Section 3 of the Act is repealed.

22. Section 5 of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Duties of council

5. (1) An education council shall

(a) with respect to the religious denomination or religious denominations represented by it have responsibility

(i) for making recommendations to the Lieutenant-Governor in Council for the purpose of section 3 of the Teacher Training Act, and

(ii) for the development and administration of religious education;

(b) have responsibility for making recommendations to the minister concerning the selection, training and initial certification of teachers; and

(c) with respect to the religious denomination or religious denominations represented by it

(i) determine whether a denominational committee is required for a school board,

(ii) determine the number of members that shall constitute a denominational committee,

(iii) nominate for appointment to a denominational committee persons who are not school board members where a school board has an insufficient number of members of a religious denomination to constitute a denominational committee, and

(iv) where it determines it to be appropriate, instead of requiring the establishment of a denominational committee for a school board, require that the powers and duties of a denominational committee for that school board be exercised by a denominational committee for another school board.

(2) The education councils shall together nominate a total of 3 persons for appointment to the construction board under subsection 8.1(1).

23. The Act is amended by adding immediately after section 8 the following:

School construction board

8.1 (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint a school construction board consisting of 7 persons

(a) 3 of whom shall be nominated by the minister;

(b) 3 of whom shall be nominated by the education councils under subsection 5(2); and

(c) a chairperson who shall be nominated and mutually agreed upon by the minister and the education councils

but, where a chairperson is not nominated and agreed upon under paragraph (c) within a period that the minister considers to be reasonable, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint a chairperson of the construction board.

(2) A member of the construction board shall hold office for a period of not more than 5 years and his or her appointment may be renewed.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), of the members of the construction board first appointed under this section

(a) 2 shall serve for a term of 2 years;

(b) 2 shall serve for a term of 3 years; and

(c) 3, including the chairperson, shall serve for a term of 5 years.

(4) A member of a school board and an employee of a school board established under the Schools Act shall not be eligible to serve on the construction board.

(5) A vacancy on the construction board shall be filled in the same manner as the member being replaced and the replacement member shall serve for the remainder of the term of office of the member being replaced and may be reappointed in accordance with this section.

(6) The minister shall provide for staff and other resources necessary for the operation of the construction board.

(7) Members of the construction board shall serve without remuneration but travelling and other expenses reasonably incurred in connection with the work of the construction board may be paid at a rate determined by the minister.

(8) Each member of the construction board has one vote.

(9) The construction board may make by-laws in order to carry out its duties under this Act, but those by-laws shall not come into force until they have been approved by the minister.

Duties of construction board

8.2 The construction board shall, in accordance with the regulations

(a) receive proposals from school boards for the erection, extension and equipment of schools;

(b) priorize the proposals referred to in paragraph (a);

(c) recommend to the minister proposals or portions of proposals received under this section that should receive an allocation of funds;

(d) advise the minister respecting future allocations for the erection, extension and equipment of schools;

(e) maintain an ongoing inventory of the physical condition of school buildings;

(f) develop policies for the preventive maintenance, repair and reconstruction of buildings;

(g) develop school planning, maintenance, repair and construction guidelines; and

(h) perform other duties required by the minister.

24. Section 16 of the Act is repealed.

25. Section 18 of the Act is amended by striking out the word "and" at the end of paragraph (a), by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (b) and substituting a semicolon and by adding the following immediately after that paragraph:

(c) respecting the allocation of funding for the erection, extension and equipment of schools under section 8.2; and

(d) prescribing school planning, maintenance, repair and construction guidelines.

PART III
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS AND COMMENCEMENT

This Act prevails

26. Where a provision of this Act conflicts with another provision of the Schools Act or the Education Act the provision of this Act prevails.

RSN1990 cT-2 Amdt.

27. Paragraph 2(g) of the Teachers' Association Act is amended by striking out the word "superintendent" wherever it occurs and substituting the word "director".

RSN1990 cT-3 Amdt.

28. Subsection 2(2) of the Teachers' Collective Bargaining Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(2) The terms "director", "assistant director", "assistant director of finance and business and administration" and "emergency supply" have the meanings assigned to them respectively by the Schools Act.

SN1991 c17 Amdt.

29. Paragraph 2(1)(o) of the Teachers' Pensions Act is amended by striking out subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) and substituting the following:

(i) a director or an assistant director appointed under section 17 of the Schools Act, and

(ii) every person who is considered a teacher under section 3;

Commencement

30. This Act shall come into force on a date to be proclaimed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

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