The Elementary Education Act, 1876 (39 and 40 Vict., C. 79.) and Elementary Education (industrial Schools) Act, 1879: With Introduction, Notes, and Index

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Knight, 1880 - 281 pages

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Page 3 - It shall be the duty of the parent of every child to cause such child to receive efficient elementary instruction in reading, writing, and arithmetic, and if such parent fail to perform such duty, he shall be liable to such orders and penalties as are provided by this Act.
Page 29 - 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, and shall be inserted in a...
Page 80 - Any exception, exemption, proviso, excuse, or qualification, whether it does or not accompany the description of the offence in this Act, may be proved by the defendant, but need not be specified or negatived...
Page 31 - No religious catechism or religious formulary which is distinctive of any particular denomination shall be taught in the school.
Page 242 - ... or that he shall, if withdrawn by his parent, attend the school on any day exclusively set apart for religious observance by the religious body to which his parent belongs.
Page 143 - Act of 1869), and of every other power enabling them in this behalf, do order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows : 1.
Page 106 - If no such chairman is elected, or if he is not present at the time appointed for holding the same, the members present shall choose one of their number to be chairman of such meeting.
Page 91 - there shall be provided for every school district a sufficient amount of accommodation in public elementary schools available for all the children resident in such district, for whose elementary education efficient and suitable provision is not otherwise made.
Page 218 - ... it shall be lawful for Her Majesty from time to time, by Order in Council, to...
Page 106 - 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.

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