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§ 143B‑164.13. Admission of pupils; how admission obtained.

The Department of Health and Human Services shall, on application,receive in the institution for the purpose of education all blind children whoare residents of this State and who are from age five through age 20 years:Provided, that pupils who are not within the age limits above set forth may beadmitted to said institution in cases in which the Department of Health andHuman Services finds that the admission of such pupils will be beneficial tothem and in cases in which there is sufficient space available for theiradmission in said institution: Provided, further, that the Department of Healthand Human Services is authorized to make expenditures, out of any scholarshipfunds or other funds already available or appropriated, of sums of money forthe use of out‑of‑state facilities for any student who, because ofpeculiar conditions or disability, cannot be properly educated at the school inRaleigh. (1881, c. 211, s.5; Code, s. 2231; Rev., s. 4191; 1917, c. 35, s. 1; C.S., s. 5876; 1947, c.375; 1949, c. 507; 1953, c. 675, s. 14; 1963, c. 448, s. 28; 1969, c. 749, s.2; c. 1279; 1973, c. 476, s. 164; 1981, c. 423, s. 1; 1983 (Reg. Sess., 1984),c. 1034, s. 23; 1985, c. 780, s. 3; 1997‑18, s. 13(a); 1997‑443, s.11A.118(a).)