Enrolment schemes

Heading: inserted, on 19 December 1998, by section 5 of the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 1998 (1998 No 118).

11A Purpose and principles

(1)

The purpose of the enrolment scheme of a State school is—

(a)

to avoid overcrowding, or the likelihood of overcrowding, at the school; and

(b)

to ensure that the selection of applicants for enrolment at the school is carried out in a fair and transparent manner; and

(c)

to enable the Secretary to make the best use of existing networks of State schools.

(2)

In achieving its purpose, the enrolment scheme of every State school must, as far as possible, ensure that—

(a)

the scheme does not exclude local students; and

(b)

no more students are excluded from the school than is necessary to avoid overcrowding at the school.

Section 11A: replaced, on 8 July 2000, by section 4 of the Education Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 21).