(1) Each of the following is a ground for suspension—(a) disobedience;(b) misbehaviour;(c) conduct that adversely affects, or is likely to adversely affect, other students;(d) conduct that adversely affects, or is likely to adversely affect, the good order and management of the school;(e) the student’s attendance at the school poses an unacceptable risk to the safety or wellbeing of other students or of staff;(f) the student is charged with a serious offence.
(2) It is also a ground for suspension if—(a) the student is charged with an offence other than a serious offence; and(b) the principal is reasonably satisfied it would not be in the best interests of other students or of staff for the student to attend the school while the charge is pending.
(3) To remove any doubt, it is declared that, for subsection (1) (c) or (d) , conduct may be a ground for suspension even if the conduct does not happen on school premises or during school hours.
(4) Each of the grounds under subsection (1) (f) or (2) is a
"charge-related ground" .