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Vocational Education Act, No. 70 of 1955

Long title

To provide for the establishment, maintenance, management and control of vocational schools and part-time classes; for the transfer of the maintenance, management and control of certain declared institutions and State-aided vocational schools to the Government for the recognition of certain institutions as State-aided vocational schools and the making of grants-in-aid to such institutions; for the recognition of certain courses of instruction and training as being included in higher education; for the recognition of certain classes as continuation classes and the making of grants-in-aid in respect of such classes; for the admission of persons to and their instruction and training at vocational schools, State-aided vocational schools, continuation classes and part-time classes; for the repeal of certain laws relating to higher educational and for other incidental matters.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. [...repealed - was entitled "Definitions"]
1bis. [...repealed - was entitled "Application of Act"; inserted by Act 1963_047_036 - see also Act 1965_061_000]
2. [...repealed - was entitled "Establishment of vocational schools"]
3. [...repealed - was entitled "Transfer of maintenance, management and control of declared institutions to the Government"]
4. [...repealed - was entitled "Councils of vocational schools"]
5. [...repealed - was entitled "Trust committees of vocational schools"]
6. [...repealed - was entitled "Recognition and subsidization of certain institutions as State-aided vocational schools"]
7. [...repealed - was entitled "Transfer of the maintenance, management and control of State-aided vocational schools to the Government"]
8. [...repealed - was entitled "Minister may recognize courses of instruction and training as being included in higher education"]
9. [...repealed - was entitled "Recognition and subsidization of continuation classes"]
10. [...repealed - was entitled "Establishment of part-time classes"]
10bis. [...repealed - was entitled "...; ...inserted by Act 1957_072_000]
11. [...repealed - was entitled "Minister may conduct examinations and issue diplomas and certificates"]
11bis. [...repealed - was entitled "... ;...inserted by Act 1957_072_000]
11ter. [...repealed - was entitled "...; ...inserted by Act 1957_072_000]
11quat. [...repealed - was entitled "... ;...inserted by Act 1957_072_000]
12. [...repealed - was entitled "Admission of pupils to vocational schools and State-aided vocational schools and fees payable"]
13. [...repealed - was entitled "Financial and other assistance to pupils at vocational schools"]
14. [...repealed - was entitled "Exclusion of provisions of Workmen's Compensation Act, 1941"]
15. [...repealed - was entitled "Application of laws relating to compulsory school attendance"]
16. [...repealed - was entitled "Appointment of staff at vocational schools"]
17. [...repealed - was entitled "Conditions of service of persons employed at vocational schools"]
18. [...repealed - was entitled "Appointment of staff at State-aided vocational schools, continuation classes and part-time classes
19. [...repealed - was entitled "Transfer of certain persons employed by a college council to the service of the Government"]
20. [...repealed - was entitled "Transfer of certain persons employed by a governing body to the service of the Government"]
21. [...repealed - was entitled "Classification of certain posts on establishments of vocational schools as posts in the public service"]
22. [...repealed - was entitled "Appointment of certain persons on establishments of vocational schools to the posts in the public service"]
23. Pension rights and retirement benefits"]
24. [...repealed - was entitled "Continuous whole-time employment by a college council or a governing body recognized for certain purposes as employment in the service of the Government"]
25. [...repealed - was entitled "Pension rights retirement benefits of persons transferred to the service of the Government in terms of this Act"]
26. [...repealed - was entitled "Transfer of certain persons employed at vocational schools to other posts or Departmental institutions"]
27. [...repealed - was entitled "Discharge of persons employed at vocational schools and part-time classes"]
28. [...repealed - was entitled "Definition and charge of misconduct of persons employed at vocational schools and part-time classes"]
29. [...repealed - was entitled "Procedure to be followed in charge of misconduct"]
30. [...repealed - was entitled "Inefficient employees at vocational schools and part-time classes"]
31. [...repealed - was entitled "Misconduct and inefficiency of persons employed at State-aided vocational schools and continuation classes"]
31bis. [...repealed - was entitled "...; ...inserted by Act 1964_038_000]
32. [...repealed - was entitled "Delegation of Minister's powers"]
33. [...repealed - was entitled "Regulations"]
33bis. [...repealed - was entitled "...;...inserted by Act 1957_072_000]
34. [...repealed - was entitled "Substitution of new section for section 17 of Act 38 of 1945"]
35. [...repealed - was entitled "Repeal of laws and savings"]
36. [...repealed - was entitled "Short title and date of commencement"]

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As unamended Act 1955_070_000_19550706 EXT.LINK REQ.INFO LINK
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As amended by Act 1957_072_000_00000000  N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1958_025_000_00000000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1961_020_000_00000000  N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1963_047_000_00000000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1964_024_000_00000000  N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1964_038_000_00000000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1965_059_000_00000000  N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1965_061_000_00000000  N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As repealed by Act 1967_041_000_00000000  N/A REQ.INFO LINK

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