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REMEMBRANCE DAY ACT

REMEMBRANCE DAY ACT

Chapter R‑16


HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows:

School remembrance ceremony

1(1)  A board, as defined in the School Act, shall on Remembrance Day, with respect to each of its schools,

                                 (a)    arrange for a remembrance ceremony that will encompass at least the time period from 11:00 a.m. to 11:05 a.m., or

                                 (b)    ensure the observance of 2 minutes’ silence from 11:00 a.m. to 11:02 a.m.

(2)  If a ceremony referred to in subsection (1)(a) is held at a school, all pupils shall either attend the ceremony or remain in the school, silent, during the ceremony.

(3)  If Remembrance Day falls on a day on which the school is not open, the board shall comply with subsection (1) on the school day immediately preceding Remembrance Day.

1984 cR‑14.5 s1