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School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013

Section 7 – Power of local authority to constitute governing body of interim executive members

15.This section replaces the intervention power in section 16A of the 1998 Act. It provides local authorities with a power to appoint a specially constituted governing body in place of the existing governors at a school where the local authority has a power to intervene.  The specially constituted governing body is known as an interim executive board and it will take over the running of the school.  Schedule 1 makes further provision about interim executive boards.

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