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

Chapter 3 : Public Schools

17. Governing body serving two or more schools



1) The Member of the Executive Council may determine that the governance of two or more public schools must vest in a single governing body if it is in the best interests of education at the schools in question.


2) The Member of the Executive Council may not act under subsection (1) unless he or she has –
a) given notice in the Provincial Gazette of his or her intention so to act;
b) given interested parties an opportunity to make written submissions within a period of not less than 30 days; and
c) considered all such submissions.