Rights and responsibilities

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Acts relevant to rights and responsibilities

What is discrimination under the Human Rights Act 1993?

How does the requirement for freedom from discrimination apply in schools?

When does the manifestation of a student’s religion or belief affect school rules?

Official information

How should the school respond to requests for official information?

Rights and responsibilities: various

How should a school manage privacy issues including disclosure or correction of personal information?

What is copyright and when can the school copy works?

What can schools do to maintain internet safety?

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