65E Emergencies

(1)

Notwithstanding anything in this Part, a board may at any time, because of epidemic, flood, fire, or other emergency, close a school it administers.

(2)

If satisfied that the closure for instruction of any school during any period during which it was otherwise required by this Part to be open was necessary because of epidemic, flood, fire, or other emergency, the Secretary may, by written notice to the board, reduce the number of half-days for which the school would otherwise be required by section 65A to be open for instruction; and the school may be open and closed for instruction accordingly.

Section 65E: inserted, on 23 July 1990, by section 17(1) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).