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Statutes of Newfoundland 2000


Statutes of Newfoundland 2000 Chapter 32

CHAPTER 32

AN ACT TO AMEND THE SCHOOLS ACT, 1997

(Assented to December 14, 2000)

Analysis

1. S.51.1 Added
Foreign schools

2. S.117 Amdt.
Powers of the minister

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


SN1997 cS-12.2
as amended

1. The Schools Act, 1997 is amended by adding the following immediately after section 51:

Foreign schools

51.1 The minister may enter into an agreement providing for

(a) recognition by the province of credits given by schools located outside Canada;

(b) the granting of a secondary school diploma by the province to persons who have attended a school located outside Canada;

(c) minimum standards for the operation of schools referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) and the inspection of those schools; and

(d) other matters necessary for the purpose of paragraphs (a) and (b).

 

2. Paragraph 117(b) of the Act is amended by striking out the word "and" at the end of subparagraph (viii), striking out the semicolon at the end of subparagraph (ix) and substituting a comma and the word "and" and by adding immediately after that subparagraph the following:

(x) an agreement under section 51.1;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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