Due Date: 
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Submitting to: 
Ministry of Education
Issue Area: 

The Ministry of Education are wanting your feedback on these draft guidelines. Consultation is open from Monday 5 March 2018 until Wednesday 11 April 2018.

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The draft guidelines will support boards of trustees to:

  • understand their roles and responsibilities;
  • ensure they meet their obligations under the Arms Act 1983, Arms Regulations 1992 and Health and Safety at Work Act 2015;
  • clarify situations when firearms are permitted in schools and the processes that must be followed.

Related Links

Ministry of Education - Consultation on draft guidelines for schools developing a firearms policy

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