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Publication - Consultation Paper

Updating the School Premises Regulations 1967: consultation

Published: 17 Jul 2017
Part of:
Education
ISBN:
9781788510882

Consultation seeking views on the updating of the School Premises (General Requirements and Standards) Regulations 1967.

52 page PDF

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52 page PDF

3.8MB

Contents
Updating the School Premises Regulations 1967: consultation
Discussion

52 page PDF

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Discussion

14. School premises Regulations are therefore needed to ensure that the specific needs of pupils are met particularly on issues that impact on their welfare (such as washroom facilities, lighting and acoustics) or on education (such as playing fields). However, for the reasons outlined above, there is no need to duplicate legislation that adequately covers particular areas.

15. Therefore, we propose to remove some Regulations that are no longer necessary, retain and update others. This should have the effect of minimising bureaucracy and reduce the burden on education authorities. We expect the Regulations will come into force in the early part of 2018.

16. The Regulations that we propose to retain, update or remove are set out below and summarised in Annex A. Your views on these proposals are welcome. If you think that they would have an adverse effect on welfare or education then please let us know.


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