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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Section 50  – Suspension of requirement to advertise principal teacher posts

119.This section amends the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c.40) in connection with the advertising of principal teacher posts. To enable the introduction of a new career structure for the teaching profession without following the advertisement and appointment procedures required by that Act, the provisions in that Act requiring Principal Teacher posts to be advertised are suspended for 1 year.

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