Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 1 - INTERPRETATION
ESR Section 1 – Definitions – Independent School
This section contains definitions for terms used throughout the Employment Standards Regulation.
"independent school" means the same as in the Independent School Act.
The term "independent school" in the Independent School Act means a school that is, or is to be, maintained and operated in British Columbia by an authority and:
(a) that offers an educational program to 10 or more school age students,
(b) that meets the requirements of section (2)(e) of the Schedule and otherwise qualifies for a certificate of group classification, or
(c) for which an authority holds a subsisting interim certificate issued under section 4 (2),but does not include
(d) a public school or Provincial school, or
(e) a school that
(i) solely offers religious instruction,
(ii) solely offers language instruction,
(iii) solely offers a program of social or cultural activities,
(iv) solely offers a program of recreational or athletic activities, or
(v) is designated by an inspector.
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