Written Answers. - State Examinations.

Michael Creed

Question:

691 Mr. Creed asked the Minister for Education and Science if, in the context of this year's leaving certificate and junior certificate examin ation, an element or elements of an examination have been omitted or the method of examining has been altered in any substantial way; if it is proposed that the candidates' certificates of results will have to be annotated accordingly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8228/01]

I have already assured the House that the certificate examinations will proceed in 2001 without any diminution in either the integrity or validity of the examinations.