Anti-Bullying Education Law Update

The Addressing Bullying in Schools Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 came into force on 1 September 2021.

The Act sets out a legal definition of bullying; deals with the duty of the Board of Governors to takes measures to prevent bullying; and the duty to keep a record of incidents of bullying (or alleged bullying).

If you would like to find out more about the legislation and its implications, check out Paul Upson’s Education Law Update for Legal Island. You can find it here: