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Limitation on occupier's liability for discontinued Government schools

    (1)     In this section relevant person , in relation to a Government school discontinued by the Minister, is a person who—

        (a)     without the consent of the Minister operates, or assists in operating, education programs on the premises on which the discontinued school operated; or

        (b)     is on those premises to protest against, or in support of persons protesting against, the decision of the Minister to discontinue the school; or

        (c)     is on those premises as a student of education programs that are being operated on those premises without the consent of the Minister.

    (2)     The Crown or its servants or agents, the State, the Minister or a school council do not owe a duty of care to any relevant person on the premises of a Government school

        (a)     that has been discontinued by the Minister; and

        (b)     to which the provisions of this section are expressly applied by the Minister by a notice published in the Government Gazette.

    (3)     Subsection (2) applies despite anything to the contrary—

        (a)     in Part IIA of the Wrongs Act 1958 ; or

        (b)     in any rule of law with respect to the liability of an occupier to a person entering on the occupier's premises.

Division 2—Instruction in Government schools

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