PUV. Same statute that required notice to be put up as in Bradbury- in a conspicuous place, in local newspaper and at entrance of school.
Complied with two out of three of these.
HELD- This was merely a directory breach.
In Bradbury, no notice given at all. In Coney they had not substantially prejudiced claims, because they had placed some notices.
Courts will look at wording of statute itself.
So test is: was it a mandatory req?
If yes, was there substantial compliance?
Has there been a failiure to fully/ substantially comply?
Is the procedural req'ment an important safegaurd? (eg time limit, notice, hearing, consultation, reaosns)
Has C suffered substantial prejudice?
If yes, likely to be a Mandatrory Req.