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Bylaw 903: School Protection

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Adopted: April 12, 1976

Bylaw to Protect Schools from Disturbance and School Property from Damage

(Consolidates Board Bylaw #2, December 8, 1975 and Board Bylaw #3, April 12, 1976)
 
The Board of School Trustees of School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) in an open meeting assembled and by authority contained in the School Act and amendments thereto, hereby enacts as follows:
 
1. This Bylaw may be cited as the "School Property Protection Bylaw".

2. This Bylaw shall consist of three parts, namely:

    • Part I - Interpretations
    • Part II - Regulations
    • Part III - General
PART I – INTERPRETATIONS
 
3. In this Bylaw, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • "Board" means the Board of School Trustees of School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) duly constituted under the School Act, and amendments thereto;
      • "Principal" shall mean a teacher duly appointed under the School Act to be a Principal in School District No. 44 (North Vancouver);
      • "Vice-Principal" shall mean a teacher appointed under the School Act to be a Vice-Principal in School District No. 44 (North Vancouver);
      • "Head Teacher" shall mean a teacher duly appointed under the School Act to be a Head Teacher in School District No. 44 (North Vancouver);
      • "Teacher" means a person holding a valid and subsisting certificate of qualification issued by the Ministry of Education who is appointed or employed by the Board to give tuition or instruction or to administer or supervise instructional service in a public school in School District No. 44, and includes a person to whom is issued, pursuant to the School Act, a letter of permission for teaching, but does not include a person appointed by the Board as Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent;
      • "Property" shall mean property both real and personal owned or administered by the Board;
      • "Caretaker" shall mean any person who is employed by the Board to be a caretaker of any property owned or administered by the Board;
      • "Custodian" shall mean any person who is employed by the Board to be a custodian of any property owned or administered by the Board;
      • "Janitor" shall mean any person who is employed by the Board to be a janitor of any property owned or administered by the Board.
PART II – REGULATIONS
 
A principal, vice-principal, head teacher, teacher, caretaker, custodian, janitor, or any other person employed by the Board, or a constable or peace officer may order any person to depart promptly from any property owned or administered by the Board whenever the principal, vice-principal, head teacher, teacher, caretaker, custodian, janitor, person employed by the Board, constable, or peace officer reasonably believes that:
    • The person is disturbing, interrupting or disquieting any school function or any school in School District No. 44 (North Vancouver); or
    • The person is likely to disturb, interrupt or disquiet any school function or any school in School District No. 44 (North Vancouver); or
    • The person is damaging any property owned or administered by the Board; or
    • The person is likely to damage any property owned or administered by the Board.
Every person who is, pursuant to Section 4, duly ordered to depart promptly from property owned or administered by the Board shall immediately do so and shall not return to such property until written permission to do so is obtained from a Principal or a Vice-Principal.
PART III – GENERAL
 
Every person who violates any provision of this bylaw shall be guilty of an offense under the Summary Convictions Act.

This Bylaw shall come into force and take effect on the 9th day of December, 1975. (Bylaw #2)
This Bylaw shall come into force and take effect on the date of passing hereof (Bylaw #3)
DONE AND PASSED by the Board of School Trustees of School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) in open meeting duly assembled this 8th day of December 1975. (Bylaw #2)
 
DONE AND PASSED by the Board of School Trustees of School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) in open meeting duly assembled this 12th day of April 1976. (Bylaw #3)