Marginal note:When attendance not required
117 An Indian child is not required to attend school if the child
(a) is, by reason of sickness or other unavoidable cause that is reported promptly to the principal, unable to attend school;
(b) is, with the permission in writing of the superintendent, absent from school for a period not exceeding six weeks in each term for the purpose of assisting in husbandry or urgent and necessary household duties;
(c) is under efficient instruction at home or elsewhere, within one year after the written approval by the Minister of such instruction; or
(d) is unable to attend school because there is insufficient accommodation in the school that the child is entitled or directed to attend.
- R.S., c. I-6, s. 117
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