84 Duties of principals when students stood down or suspended from State schools

(1)

When a student is stood down or suspended from a State school, the principal must take all reasonable steps to ensure that the student has the guidance and counselling that are reasonable and practicable in all the circumstances of the stand-down or suspension.

(2)

If a student’s suspension is subject to conditions, the principal must take all reasonable steps to ensure that an appropriate educational programme is provided to the student.

(3)

The purpose of the programme referred to in subsection (2) is to facilitate the return of a student to school and to minimise the educational disadvantages that occur from absence from school.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 17A