Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975

Part 5 Provisions relating to the enrolment, conditions of attendance, and instruction of pupils at an integrated school

29 Preference of enrolment

(1)

Parents who have a particular or general philosophical or religious connection with an integrated school shall have preference of enrolment for their children at the school.

(2)

Subject to the provisions of subsection (1), no prospective pupil shall be refused enrolment at an integrated school on the grounds of religion, race, socio-economic background, or lack of willingness of the parent to make financial contributions to the school.

(3)

Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing provisions of this section, in any case where a child is considered by the Secretary, acting pursuant to section 114 of the Education Act 1964, to require special tuition, the provisions of the Education Act 1964 relating to special education shall apply, and the child shall not be enrolled at an integrated school unless the Secretary so approves.

Section 29(3): amended, on 1 October 1989, pursuant to section 144(2) of the Education Act 1989 (1989 No 80).