Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017

119 Section 157 amended (Consultations)

(1)

In section 157(3), replace “without first consulting” with “unless subsection (3A) applies, without first consulting”.

(2)

After section 157(3), insert:

(3A)

Subsection (3)(f) and (g) does not apply if the relevant boards have already been consulted on a closure or merger option as part of a review of the provision of schooling in a particular area.