This legislation has been repealed.
(1) When a child is being enrolled at a school, the principal of the school must request a parent of the child to lodge with the principal an immunisation certificate for the child, unless satisfied that the certificate can be obtained under subsection (2).
(2) If an immunisation certificate has been lodged with the principal of a school in respect of a child and the child has subsequently become enrolled at another school, the principal must, on being requested to do so by a parent of the child or the principal of the other school, forward the certificate to the principal of the other school.
(3) The principal of a school must record in the approved manner the immunisation status of each child enrolled at the school as indicated by any immunisation certificate lodged with the principal in respect of the child.
(4) For the purposes of recording the immunisation status of a child for whom no immunisation certificate has been lodged with a principal, the child is taken not to have been immunised against any of the vaccine preventable diseases.
(5) A principal must retain an immunisation certificate lodged with the principal in safe custody for such period as may be prescribed by the regulations.
(6) The medical officer of health for a medical district may, at any reasonable time:(a) enter any school located in the district, and(b) request the principal of the school to produce the immunisation certificates and records required by this section to be kept by the principal.A principal must comply with such a request.