262. Every school board shall appoint a person to be responsible for administrative support to schools recognized as Catholic schools and schools recognized as Protestant schools and to the moral and religious instruction and pastoral or religious care and guidance services provided in those schools; the person’s time shall be devoted primarily to the exercise of such functions.
The appointment of the person must be approved by the bishop of the Catholic diocese in which the head office of the school board is situated and by a committee formed by the Protestant churches within the territory of the school board.
The person appointed shall consult and inform, on a regular basis, the parents of Catholic students and the parents of Protestant students, and the religious authorities, both Catholic and Protestant, having jurisdiction within the territory of the school board, concerning the matters under the person’s responsibility. The person shall, once a year, report to the director general on the status and needs of the schools and the services under the person’s responsibility; a copy of the report shall be sent without delay to the council of commissioners.
1988, c. 84, s. 262; 1997, c. 96, s. 98.