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The Registered Schools Board was established in 1982 under the Education Act 1958. Its primary functions are to register non-government schools, revise the registration of schools and maintain a register of schools. The Board also monitors ongoing compliance of schools with the Education Act and the Board's regulations and may conduct school visits or launch inquiries into appropriate compliance with the Act. The Board may also cancel the registration of schools that do not comply with the requirements for registration or with the Education Act regarding standard of instruction, registration of teachers, buildings, minimum enrolments or safety of students.
The Registered Schools Board is a statutory body and reports to the Minister for Education.