A parent who has received a school attendance notice must—
(a) complete the reply form forwarded with the notice by stating in it—
(i) the true reason why the child did not attend school on each of the dates specified in the notice; or
(ii) that the child was not living with the parent on some or all of the dates specified in the notice, and details of the parent with whom the child was living on the relevant dates; and
(b) sign the reply form; and
(c) post or deliver the form so as to reach the school attendance officer no later than the date specified in the notice.
S. 2.1.21 inserted by No. 47/2013 s. 13.