Bill 44, Education Amendment Act (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder), 2018

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Education Amendment Act (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder), 2018

EXPLANATORY NOTE

The Bill amends the Education Act to provide for board activities to promote awareness and understanding of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), including best practices to support pupils who may have FASD.

Bill 44                                                                                                                                       2018

An Act to amend the Education Act in relation to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:

1 The Education Act is amended by adding the following Part:

PART XIII.2
FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER (FASD)

Board activities

322 (1)  Every board shall promote awareness and understanding of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), including best practices to support pupils who may have FASD.

Collaboration

(2)  Every board shall facilitate collaboration with parents and FASD Support Groups in undertaking the promotion under subsection (1).

Commencement

2 This Act comes into force on September 1, 2018.

Short title

3 The short title of this Act is the Education Amendment Act (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder), 2018.

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