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Education Act

Objectives:

This law seeks to co-ordinate the education system from primary to tertiary and including public, private and assisted private schools or educational institutions.

Scope:

The Education Act empowers the Minister to make regulations for the purposes of achieving the objectives of the Act. For example, section 59(2) of the Act permits the Minister “to make regulations respecting the provision of milk and meals to pupils in public educational institutions specified in the regulations, and the conditions, including the charges, subject to which milk and meals are to be provided…”