Rule 60: Exceptional Closings
If a school has not been in operation for at least
183 days in the school year the grant of salary and
allowances may be reduced, unless owing to some exceptional
cause it has not been possible for the school to be
in operation for 183 days, in which case the Minister
may abate this requirement.
"Exceptional cause" may include the following
- Inclement weather
- Heating breakdown
- Death of a teacher in the school
- Death of a President/Bishop
- Essential repairs*
*Rule 52(1) states: "Works of maintenance should be carried out, as far as possible, during the vacation periods."