Education (School Milk) Act 1970

This brief Act extended the provision of free school milk to junior pupils in middle schools.

The text of the Education (School Milk) Act 1970 was prepared for the web by Derek Gillard and uploaded on 20 July 2014.

Education (School Milk) Act 1970

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Education (School Milk) Act 1970

1970 CHAPTER 14

An Act to include among the children for whom school milk is to be provided junior pupils at schools designated as secondary schools under section 1 of the Education Act 1964. [26th March 1970]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

1 School milk for junior pupils at certain secondary schools

(1) Notwithstanding section 3(1) of the Public Expenditure and Receipts Act 1968 (c. 14), junior pupils in attendance at schools designated as secondary schools under section 1 of the Education Act 1964 (c. 82) ("middle schools" with special age limits) shall be included among the pupils for whom regulations under section 49 of the Education Act 1944 (c. 31) as to the provision of milk in schools are to require milk to be provided by local education authorities.

(2) This section shall not have effect until the term following the spring term 1970 (and for this purpose "spring term" means the term ending last before the month of May).

2 Citation and extent

(1) This Act may be cited as the Education (School Milk) Act 1970, and this Act and the Education Acts 1944 to 1968 may be cited together as the Education Acts 1944 to 1970.

(2) Nothing in this Act extends to Scotland or Northern Ireland.