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School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013

Section 15 – Power of Welsh Ministers to direct federation of schools

25.This section replaces the intervention power in section 18B of the 1998 Act and provides the Welsh Ministers with the power to issue directions relating to the federation of schools. A federation of schools is the grouping of two or more schools under a single governing body.

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