Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975

32 Religious observances and religious instruction

(1)

Subject to the provisions of section 31, where religious observances and religious instruction form part of the education with a special character provided by an integrated school, these shall continue to form part of the school programme in accordance with the terms and conditions prescribed in the integration agreement relating to that school.

(2)

Where religious observances and religious instruction form part of the education with a special character provided by an integrated school, that school shall be responsive to the sensitivities of pupils and parents of different religious or philosophical affiliations, and shall not require any such pupil to participate in religious observances and religious instruction concerned with particular observances if the parents of that pupil state at any time that they do not wish that pupil so to participate.