Contititutional Amendment, 1998 (Newfoundland)

Proclaimed January 9, 1988


[The following is substituted for Term 17 in the Terms of Union between Newfoundland and Canada:]

17. (1) In lieu of section ninety-three of the Constitution Act, 1867, this section shall apply in respect of the Province of Newfoundland.

(2) In and for the Province of Newfoundland, the Legislature shall have exclusive authority to make laws in relation to education, but shall provide for courses in religion that are not specific to a religious denomination.

(3) Religious observances shall be permitted in a school where requested by parents.