School Attendance Act, 1926

School attendance officers.

12.—(1) Every school attendance committee may by appointment in writing in the prescribed form signed by two members of the committee appoint such of its officers as it thinks fit to be school attendance officers for the purposes of this Act.

(2) Every school attendance officer appointed under this section shall, when exercising any authority or power under this Act as such officer, produce on demand and show his appointment as such officer to any person in relation to whom he is exercising such authority or power.

(3) A document produced by a person claiming to be a school attendance officer and represented by him to be his appointment as such officer and purporting on its face to be such appointment and to be duly made and signed under and in accordance with this section shall, until the contrary is proved, be evidence that such person is such school attendance officer.