Compulsory Education Act
(Chapter 51, Sections 3(3)(a) and 12)
Compulsory Education (Prescribed Reasons) Regulations
Rg 1
G.N. No. S 330/2002

(29th February 2004)
[1st January 2003]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Compulsory Education (Prescribed Reasons) Regulations.
Prescribed reasons
2.  For the purposes of section 3(3)(a) of the Act, the prescribed reason for the absence of a child of compulsory school age at a national primary school shall be —
(a)the hospitalisation of the child;
(b)convalescence of the child from any injury or illness;
(c)the suspension of the child from attending the national primary school by the principal or supervisor of the national primary school; or
(d)such other reason as the Director-General may accept in writing.