209 Consultation

(1)

The Minister must consult the board of the State school concerned before—

(a)

declaring a school to be a single-sex school or a co-educational school under section 191(1):

(b)

setting limits by notice under section 191(3) on the number of girls who may attend a boys’ school or boys who may attend a girls’ school:

(c)

designating a primary school as a normal or model school under section 193(1)(a):

(d)

designating a normal or model school or a model class within a primary school under section 193(1)(b):

(e)

revoking a designation under section 193(1)(c):

(f)

determining under section 194(1) that a particular school is to be a contributing school:

(g)

limiting the education given at a composite school under section 195:

(h)

changing the classification of a school under section 198(1).

(2)

The Minister must consult the boards of all the State schools whose rolls might, in the Minister’s opinion, be affected before—

(a)

establishing a school under section 190(1):

(b)

declaring a school to be a single-sex school or a co-educational school under section 191(1):

(c)

determining under section 194(1) that a primary school is to be or cease to be a contributing school:

(d)

limiting the education given at a composite school under section 195:

(e)

changing the classification of a school under section 198(1):

(f)

closing a school under section 199:

(g)

redesignating, or removing a designation from, a school under section 200:

(h)

merging a school or schools with another under section 206.

(3)

Subsection (2)(f) and (h) 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.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 157