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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

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(1)In this Act—

  • “the 1965 Act” means the Teaching Council (Scotland) Act 1965 (c. 19);

  • “the 1980 Act” means the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44);

  • “the 1988 Act” means the School Boards (Scotland) Act 1988 (c. 47);

  • “annual statement of education improvement objectives” has the meaning given by section 5(2) of this Act;

  • “land” includes buildings and other structures, interests in land (within the meaning of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (c. 33)), land obligations (as defined in section 2(6) of the Conveyancing and Feudal Reform (Scotland) Act 1970 (c. 35) and any other rights in, or liabilities relating to, land;

  • “moveable property” includes moveables heritable by accession;

  • “national priorities in education” has the meaning given by section 4 of this Act;

  • “pre-school children” means—

    (a)

    children who are under school age and have not commenced attendance at a primary school (other than a nursery class in such a school); and

    (b)

    children who have attained school age but have not commenced attendance at such a school; and

  • “school development plan” means a development plan prepared under section 6(1)(a) of this Act for a school.

(2)Any expression used in this Act and in the 1980 Act has the same meaning in this Act as in that Act.

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