Manual of the Education Acts for Scotland

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  • ISBN-13: 9781445577128
  • Publisher: Read Books Design
  • Publication date: 4/28/2010
  • Pages: 540
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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P A E T I. SUMMARY. I. CONSTITUTION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.1 Sections 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 17. Every parish and every burgh (subject to the exceptions mentioned below) is constituted a school district. Within twelve months after the passing of the Act i.e., before the 6th of August 1873 a school board shall be elected for and in every school district in Scotland. Sect. 8. Parish is defined to mean any parish which does not wholly consist of a burgh or part of a burgh, and to include any school district formed under the Act.2 Sect. 1. Burgh is defined to mean any royal burgh and any burgh or town returning, or contributing as a burgh to return, a member to Parliament, and to include eight towns specified in a schedule appended to the Act viz., Girvan, Wick and Pulteneytown, Alloa, Kirkintilloch, Dalkeith, Broughty Ferry, Bathgate, and Kilsyth. These towns do not come within the definition of 1 District is used here in a general sense. It has also a special sense under this Act viz., the union of portions of two or more parishes detached from the main body of the parish and formed into a school district. Cf. Sect. 17. 3 A quoad sacra parish made up of parts of two or more civil parishes is esteemed a parish for the purposes of the Act, and as such is entitled to have a separate school board. Cf. Sect. 10, p. 56, note. burgh as given above, but they are sufficientl)' important and populous to be considered as school districts separate from the country parishes which surround them. Sect. 1. Area of a Parish. The area of a parish is exclusive of the area of any burgh or part of a burgh situated therein, for which a school board is required to be elected. Sect. 9. This provision is modified bythe Act of 1878. Sect. 29, cf. p. 132. United Parishes. Pa...
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