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For section 14 of the 1980 Act there shall be substituted—
(1)If an education authority are satisfied that, by reason of—
(a)any extraordinary circumstances (not being circumstances mentioned in paragraph (b), or subsection (2) or (3), below)—
(i)a pupil is unable; or
(ii)it would be unreasonable to expect a pupil,
to attend a suitable educational establishment for the purpose of receiving education, they may;
(b)a pupil’s prolonged ill-health—
(i)the pupil is unable; or
(ii)it would be unreasonable to expect the pupil,
to attend such an establishment for that purpose, they shall, without undue delay after those circumstances become apparent to them, make special arrangements for the pupil to receive education elsewhere than at an educational establishment.
(2)If an education authority have, under section 34(1) of this Act, granted a pupil exemption from the obligation to attend school, the exemption being to enable the pupil to give assistance at home in circumstances arising out of the illness or infirmity of a member of the pupil’s family, they shall in so far as is practicable and without undue delay make such special arrangements as are mentioned in subsection (1) above.
(3)If a pupil withdraws, excluded by the education authority (or with the consent of the authority in circumstances where he would have been so excluded but for his withdrawal), from a public school in their area they shall, without undue delay—
(a)provide school education for him in a school managed by them;
(b)make arrangements for him to receive such education in any other school the managers of which are willing to receive him; or
(c)make such special arrangements as are mentioned in subsection (1) above.”.
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