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Visitors and Intruders on Public School Premises


Appendices

Appendix A Authorised persons

This table explains who is authorised to take certain actions when dealing with intruders or visitors who become disruptive.  There are different categories of persons authorised to take each action.

Section or Division Who is authorised to take action Actions that can be taken by the authorised person
Section 120 of the Act: Dealing with persons disrupting school premises (see Appendix D for more information)

The principal of the school.
 

Any other person authorised by the Director General to exercise the powers.

 

Require a person to state his or her name and address.

Require a person to leave the school premises, and remain away for the following 24 hours.

Detain a person who has failed to comply with the abovementioned actions.

 Part 5 Division 2 of the Regulations: Giving name and address  A school administrator at the school.

The registrar/business manager of the school when the school administrators are absent from duty or are otherwise unable to exercise the power.

Require a person on school premises who is not a student at the school to state the person's name and address.
Part 5 Division 3 of the Regulations: Maintaining good order on school premises The principal.


 

Give a direction to:
(a) manage and control the school and persons on the school's premises;
(b) maintain good order on the school's premises;
(c) ensure the safety and welfare of person's on the school premises;
(d) prevent or minimise damage to property that comprises, or is located at, the school's premises (whether or not the property is vested in the Minister).
Part 5 Division 6 of the Regulations: Orders to leave school premises A school administrator at the school.

The registrar/business manager of the school when the school administrators are absent from duty or are otherwise unable to exercise the power.

A person who is employed or engaged to provide security services for the school's premises.
 

Order a person who is not a student at the school:
(a) who is on the school's premises to leave the school's premises and remain away from the school's premises for up to 24 hours following the time of the order; or
(b) who is on a particular part of the school's premises to leave that part of the school's premises and go to a part of the premises where the person has a good reason to be.

At a time when the school is not open for instruction, order a student at the school:
(a) who is on the school's premises to leave the school's premises and remain away from the school's premises until the school is open for instruction; or
(b) who is on a particular part of the school's premises to leave that part of the school's premises and go to a part of the premises where the student has a good reason to be.

Part 5 Division 7 of the Regulations: Prohibiting persons from entering school premises The principal. Make an order prohibiting a person from entering the school's premises without the permission of the principal for the period stated in the order.

 


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