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1606 Legal Responsibilities Policy Review - 29 June 2016

Section of Operations Policy Being Reviewed

Legal Responsibilities

The principal will not fail to ensure that:

  • School procedures meet the legislative statutes and regulations as set down in the appropriate Acts, Ministry of Education circulars and the Education Gazette

  • The school is required to meet many legislative statutes and regulations. 
  • The Education Review Office Board Assurance Statement brings the requirements together in their questionnaire. This provides a useful basis for the review of this section of the Operations Policy..
  • The board's Legal Responsibilities have been reviewed against the April 2016 version of the Education Review Office Board Assurance Statement questionnaire.


Compliance Area

Notes

1

Board Administration

Fully Compliant

2

Curriculum

Need to ensure that the Health Topics Process is completed at the end of 2016 (It was overlooked at the end of last year) otherwise fully compliant

3

Health, Safety and Welfare

EOTC Guidelines have recently been updated; Need to review the school's procedure in view of the update.

Need to review the Hazard and Risk Assessment Register with the Caretaker and Cleaning Contractor, otherwise fully compliant

4

Personnel

Fully Compliant

5

Finance

Fully Compliant

6

Assets

Need to check that the swimming pool meets the criteria listed in the Schedule to the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, otherwise fully compliant


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