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Name: The National Education Act, 1978 (No. 25 of 1978).
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1978-12-04
Entry into force:
ISN: TZA-1978-L-94089
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Tanzania, Tanzania PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2013-09-16)
Abstract/Citation: Section 35 of the Act provides that "it shall be compulsory for every child who has attained the age of seven years but has not attained the age of thirteen years to be enrolled for primary education." The Act was amended in 1995 and increases the compulsory school age to 15 years.
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