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South African Schools Act, 1996 (Act No. 84 of 1996)

Chapter 2 : Learners

4. Exemption from compulsory attendance



1) A Head of Department may exempt a learner entirely, partially or conditionally from compulsory school attendance if it is in the best interests of the learner.


2) Every Head of Department must maintain a register of all learners exempted from compulsory school attendance.