§ (1) With a view to continuing the education of young persons and helping them to prepare for the freedom and responsibilities of adult life, it shall be the duty of the local education authority for the purposes of Part II. of the Education Act, 1902, either separately or in co-operation with other local education authorities, to establish and maintain or secure the establishment and maintenance under their control and direction of a sufficient supply of continuation schools in which suitable courses of study, instruction, and physical training are provided without payment of fees for all young persons resident in their area who are, under this Act, under an obligation to attend such schools.
§ (2) For the purposes aforesaid the local education authority from time to time may, and shall when required by the Board of Education, submit to the Board schemes for the progressive 1297 organisation of a system of continuation schools and for the purpose of securing general and regular attendance thereat, and in preparing schemes under this Section the local education authority shall have regard to the desirability of including therein arrangements for co-operation with universities in the provision of lectures and classes for scholars for whom instruction by such means is suitable.
§ Lords Amendments:
Leave out the words,
(1) With a view to continuing the education of young persons and helping them to prepare for the freedom and responsibilities of adult life.
§ In Sub-section (2), leave out the words "the purpose of" ["for the purpose of securing"].—Agreed to.