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Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015

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9Information about educational provision to promote the purpose of this Act

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(1)The Education Act 1996 (c.56) is amended as follows.

(2)In section 29, after subsection (5) insert—

(6A)The Welsh Ministers may, by regulations, require local authorities in Wales to publish prescribed information, at such times and in such manner as may be prescribed, for the purpose of providing information to the public about whether, and if so how, local authority education functions are being exercised to promote the purpose of the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015 (see section 1 of that Act).

(3)In section 408—

(a)in subsection (4)(f), omit “and”;

(b)in subsection (4)(g), after “409” insert “; and”;

(c)after subsection (4)(g), insert—

(h)in so far as subsection (1) applies in relation to Wales, sections 403 and 404;

(d)after subsection (8), insert—

(8A)In exercising their functions under subsection (1), the Welsh Ministers must have regard to the desirability of information being available to parents and others about whether, and if so how, any parts of the curriculum and any educational provision at maintained schools (other than maintained nursery schools) promote the purpose of the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015 (see section 1 of that Act).

(4)In section 569(2B), after “sections” insert “29(6A),”.

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