(1) The school council of a Government school may ask the parents of a student enrolled at the school, or anyone else, to make a financial contribution to the school.
(2) A school council may use voluntary contributions for any purpose for any school in relation to which it is constituted unless the contribution is provided for a specified purpose.
(3) The following principles apply in relation to financial contributions—
(a) a school council should clearly explain how contributions will be spent when making a request for a contribution;
(b) each contribution is to be voluntary and obtained without coercion or harassment;
(c) a student at the school is not to be refused instruction in the learning areas specified in Schedule 1 because the student's parents do not make a contribution;
(d) a student is not to be approached, coerced or harassed for contributions;
(e) any record of contributions is confidential.
(4) If the school council asks the parents of a student enrolled at the school to make a financial contribution, the school council must tell the parents about the principles that apply in relation to financial contributions.