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THE RIGHT OF CHILDREN TO FREE AND COMPULSORY EDUCATION ACT, 2009

CHΑΡΤΕΡ Ι
PRELIMINARY

1. Short title, extent and Commencement............................................................................. 541

2. Definitions....................................................................................... 542

CHΑΡΤΕΡ ΙΙ
RIGHT TO FREE AND COMPULSORY EDUCATION

3. Right of child to free and Compulsory education............................................................... 544

4. Special provisions for children not admitted to, or who have not completed, elementary education ........................................... 544

5. Right of transfer to other School........................................................................................ 544

CHAPTER III
DUTIES OF APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT, LOCAL AUTHORITY AND PARENTS

6. Duty of appropriate Government and local authority to establish School......................... 545

7. Sharing of financial and other responsibilities................................................................... 545

8. Duties of appropriate Government..................................................................................... 545

9. Duties of local authority..................................................................................................... 546

10. Duty of parents and guardian............................................................................................. 546

11. Appropriate Government to provide for Pre-school education........................................... 546

CHAPTER IV
RESPONSIBILITIES OF SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS


12. Extent of school's responsibility for free and compulsory education............................... 547

13. No capitation fee and Screening procedure for admission................................................ 547

14. Proof of age for admission................................................................................................. 547

15. No denial of admission ...................................................................................................... 548

16. Prohibition of holding back and expulsion......................................................................... 548

17. Prohibition of physical punishment and mental harassment to child............................... 548

18. No school to be established without obtaining certificate of recognition ......................... 548

19. Norms and standards for School....................................................................................... 548

20. Power to amend Schedule................................................................................................. 549

21. School Management Committee....................................................................................... 549

22. School Development Plan.................................................................................................. 549

23. Qualifications for appointment and terms and conditions of service of teachers............. 549

24. Duties of teachers and redressal of grievances ................................................................ 550

25. Pupil-Teacher Ratio............................................................................................................ 550