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School governors' personal liability

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Last updated on 9 May 2018
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Although there are possible circumstances when you could be held personally liable as an individual governor, this is unlikely if you act honestly, reasonably and in good faith. Read on to find out more about governors' personal liability and whether you need liability insurance.

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  1. 1 Governors are "generally protected" from personal liability
  2. 2 Circumstances when may a governor be personally liable
  3. 3 Do governors need liability insurance?

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