No. S 330
Compulsory Education Act
(Chapter 51)
Compulsory Education (Prescribed Reasons) Regulations 2002
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 3 (3)(a) and 12 of the Compulsory Education Act, the Minister for Education hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Compulsory Education (Prescribed Reasons) Regulations 2002 and shall come into operation on 1st January 2003.
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.

Made this 15th day of June 2002.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Education,
[EDUN S 09-01-097-V2; AG/LEG/SL/51/2002/1 Vol. 1]