Law of 8 May 2003 amending the Law on Primary Education in relation to the abolition of the spending obligation on the education of apprentices from 4 to 7 years
We Beatrix, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.
All of them, who will see or hear these, saluut! do know:
In this regard, we have taken the view that it is desirable to abolish the expenditure obligation on education for pupils from 4 to 7 years of age and thus to increase the freedom to pay for basic schools;
In this way, we, the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have been well-regarded and understood to be right and to be understood by the following:
The Article I of this Act The amendment shall apply for the first time to the establishment of the formation for the school year 2003-04.
This Law shall enter into force on a date to be determined by Royal Decree.
Burdens and orders that it will be placed in the Official Gazette, and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and officials who so concern will keep their hands on the precise execution.
Given at The Hague, 8 May 2003
The Minister of Education, Culture and Science,
M. J. A. van der HoevenPublished the 27th May 2003
The Minister of Justice,
J. P. H. Donner