2022 Georgia Code
Title 20 - Education
Chapter 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Article 16 - Students
Part 2 - Discipline
Subpart 1 - Corporal Punishment
§ 20-2-732. When Principal or Teacher Not Liable for Administering Corporal Punishment

Universal Citation: GA Code § 20-2-732 (2022)

No principal or teacher who shall administer corporal punishment to a pupil or pupils under his care and supervision in conformity with the policies and regulations of the area, county, or independent board of education employing him and in accordance also with this subpart shall be held accountable or liable in any criminal or civil action based upon the administering of corporal punishment where the corporal punishment is administered in good faith and is not excessive or unduly severe.

History. Ga. L. 1964, p. 673, § 3.

Cross references.

Purchase of liability insurance for school officials and employees, § 20-2-990 et seq.

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