Withdrawal from Parental/Guardian Control (Emancipation) – APC047

Reviewed/Revised: August 29, 2018


The Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) recognizes that at times students over the age of 16 and under the age of 18 wish to remove themselves from parental/guardian authority. In accordance with S 36(1) of the Education Act, the following procedures are in place to ensure that withdrawal/emancipation requests are reviewed and approached with consistency and appropriate approval procedures.