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School Attendance

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 9 November 1950

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asked the Minister of Education whether his attention has been drawn to a decision of a divisional education executive to take court proceedings against the parents of boys who absented themselves from school to attend a pre-service training camp; and whether he will advise education authorities to permit such absences.

My attention has been drawn to this case. I cannot condone breaches of the law of school attendance.