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.