§ In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
§ The expression "Voluntary School" means a, public elementary day school not provided by a School Board;
§ Any reference to the number of scholars in schools means the number of scholars in average attendance as computed by the Education Department;
§ The expression "local rate" means a rate the proceeds of which are applicable to public local purposes, and which is leviable on the basis of an assessment in respect of the yearly value of property, and includes any sum which, though obtained in the first instance by a precept, certificate, or other instrument requiring payment from some authority or officer, is or can be ultimately raised out of a local rate as before defined;
§ Other expressions have the same meaning as in the Elementary Education Act, 1870 to 1893.
§ Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill.
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