No. S 61
Education Act
(Chapter 87)
Education (Schools) (Amendment) Regulations 2002
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 61 of the Education Act, the Minister for Education hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Education (Schools) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and shall come into operation on 1st February 2002.
Amendment of regulation 90
2.  Regulation 90 of the Education (Schools) Regulations (Rg1) is amended —
(a)by inserting, immediately after paragraph (1), the following paragraphs:
(1A)  The Director-General may authorise the principal of any Government or Government-aided school or any cluster superintendent to assist him in the administration of the School Fund.
(1B)  Every principal or cluster superintendent authorised by the Director-General to administer the School Fund under paragraph (1A) shall, with respect to that part of the School Fund he is authorised to administer —
(a)perform such duties and cause such records and accounts to be kept and rendered as may be prescribed by these Regulations or by instructions issued by the Director-General or the Government in matters of financial and accounting procedures;
(b)comply with such other directions as the Director-General or the Government may issue from time to time; and
(c)be personally responsible for the due performance of the financial duties of any staff under his charge and for any loss, destruction or deficiency in moneys of the School Fund arising from improper or fraudulent expenditure, his negligence or default in the performance of his duties.”; and
(b)by inserting, immediately after paragraph (3), the following paragraph:
(4)  For the purposes of this rule, “cluster superintendent” means any person who has been designated by the Director-General to perform supervisory and advisory functions over a group of schools in a cluster.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 537/91; S 493/92; S 451/93; S 352/94]

Made this 25th day of January 2002.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Education,
[EDUN C08-20131; AG/LEG/SL/87/1999/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 61(2) of the Education Act).