Indian Act

Version of section 116 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-12-15:

Marginal note:Attendance
  •  (1) Subject to section 117, every Indian child who has attained the age of seven years shall attend school.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) The Minister may

    • (a) require an Indian who has attained the age of six years to attend school;

    • (b) require an Indian who becomes sixteen years of age during the school term to continue to attend school until the end of that term; and

    • (c) require an Indian who becomes sixteen years of age to attend school for such further period as the Minister considers advisable, but no Indian shall be required to attend school after he becomes eighteen years of age.

  • R.S., c. I-6, s. 116.
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