The Elementary Education Act, 1870 (Google eBook)

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W. Amer, 1870 - Educational law and legislation - 152 pages
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Page 26 - The school board shall be a body corporate, by the name of the school board of the district to which they belong, having a perpetual succession and a common seal, with power to acquire and hold land for the purposes of this Act...
Page 8 - London, the town council of any borough for the time being subject to the act of the session of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, intituled " An Act to provide for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales...
Page 10 - The time or times during which any religious observance is practised or instruction in religious subjects is given at any meeting of the school shall be either at the beginning or at the end or at the beginning and the end of such meeting...
Page 57 - An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary convictions and orders," inclusive of any Acts amending the same.
Page 67 - EXAMINATIONS. (1.) The board shall meet for the despatch of business, and shall from time to time make such regulations with respect to the summoning notice place, management and adjournment of such meetings, and generally with respect to the transaction and management of business, including the quorum at meetings of the board, as they think fit, subject to the following conditions : — a.
Page 78 - No religious catechism or religious formulary which is distinctive of any particular denomination shall be taught in the school.
Page 54 - ... if served by post, shall be deemed to have been served at the time when a letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary...
Page 30 - Every voter shall be entitled to a number of votes equal to the number of the members of the school board to be elected, and may give all such votes to one candidate, or may distribute them among the candidates as he thinks fit.
Page 69 - Questions arising at any meeting shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present ; and in case of an equality of votes the chairman shall have a second or casting vote.
Page 75 - It shall not be required as a condition of any child being admitted into or continuing in the school, that he shall attend or abstain from attending any Sunday school, or any place of religious worship, or that he shall attend any religious observance or any instruction in religious subjects in the school or elsewhere...

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