Explanatory Notes

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018

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24 January 2018

Commentary on Sections of the Act

Part 2 – Additional Learning Needs

Chapter 5 – General
Section 83 - Parents and young people lacking capacity

175.Section 83 requires regulations to be made to enable parents and young people who are lacking mental capacity at a time when they have a right to something under Part 2 (e.g. to receive a notification or to make an appeal), to be represented by an appropriate person. In this section, reference to lacking capacity refers to the definition in the Mental Capacity Act 2005.