Harmful items that apply to the banning, searching and seizing powers
Under the Act, a harmful item, for the purpose of the banning, searching for and seizing powers, is:
- any item(s) that the principal has declared as a harmful item and banned under their powers under the Act
- any item that is a 'prohibited item'
- any item that the principal, assistant principal or authorised teacher reasonably suspects is being used or is likely to be used in a threatening, violent or harmful manner
Chapter outlining the meaning of 'harmful item' in the Banning, Searching for and Seizing Harmful Items Guidelines
Reviewed 25 March 2021