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Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Main definitions

    1. 1.Additional support needs

    2. 2.Co-ordinated support plans

    3. 3.Children and young persons who lack capacity

  3. General powers and duties

    1. 4.Duties of education authority in relation to children and young persons for whom they are responsible

    2. 5.General functions of education authority in relation to additional support needs

  4. Establishment of additional support needs and need for co-ordinated support plan

    1. 6.Children and young persons for whom education authority are responsible

    2. 7.Other children and young persons

    3. 8.Assessments and examinations

  5. Co-ordinated support plans

    1. 9.Duty to prepare co-ordinated support plans

    2. 10.Reviews of co-ordinated support plans

    3. 11.Co-ordinated support plans: further provision

  6. Exchange of information

    1. 12.Duties to seek and take account of views, advice and information

    2. 13.Provision of information etc. on occurrence of certain events

  7. Supporters and advocacy

    1. 14.Supporters and advocacy

  8. Mediation and dispute resolution

    1. 15.Mediation services

    2. 16.Dispute resolution

  9. Appeals

    1. 17.Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland

    2. 18.References to Tribunal in relation to co-ordinated support plan

    3. 19.Powers of Tribunal in relation to reference

    4. 20.References to Tribunal and powers of Tribunal: further provision

    5. 21.Appeal to Court of Session against Tribunal decision

  10. Placing requests

    1. 22.Placing requests

  11. Miscellaneous

    1. 23.Other agencies etc. to help in exercise of functions under this Act

    2. 24.Power to prescribe standards etc. for special schools

    3. 25.Attendance at establishments outwith the United Kingdom

    4. 26.Publication of information by education authority

    5. 27.Code of practice and directions

  12. General

    1. 28.Requests under this Act: further provision

    2. 29.Interpretation

    3. 30.Transitional provision: recorded children and young persons

    4. 31.Duty to inform in writing or alternative permanent form

    5. 32.Ancillary provision

    6. 33.Modification of enactments

    7. 34.Orders, regulations and rules

    8. 35.Commencement and short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.The President

      3. 3.The panels

      4. 4.Constitution of Tribunals

      5. 5.Terms of office

      6. 6.Removal from office

      7. 7.Allowances for Tribunal members

      8. 8.Administration of Tribunal functions

      9. 9.Staff, property and services

      10. 10.Finance

      11. 11.Rules of procedure

      12. 12.Practice directions

      13. 13.Evidence

      14. 14.Decisions of a Tribunal

      15. 15.Annual report

      16. 16.Disclosure of information

      17. 17.Allowances etc. for attendance at hearings and preparation of reports

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Children and young persons with additional support needs: placing requests

      1. 1.Introductory

      2. 2.Duty to comply with placing requests

      3. 3.Circumstances in which duty does not apply

      4. 4.Placing requests: further provision

      5. 5.Reference to appeal committee of refusal of placing request

      6. 6.References to appeal committees: supplementary provisions

      7. 7.Appeal to sheriff from appeal committee

      8. 8.Young persons having additional support needs

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Modification of enactments

      1. 1.Teaching Council (Scotland) Act 1965 (c. 19)

      2. 2.National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)

      3. 3.Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44)

      4. 4.Education (Scotland) Act 1981 (c. 58)

      5. 5.Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (c. 33)

      6. 6.Self-Governing Schools etc. (Scotland) Act 1989 (c. 39)

      7. 7.Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 (c. 37)

      8. 8.Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

      9. 9.Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36)

      10. 10.Education (Scotland) Act 1996 (c. 43)

      11. 11.Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (asp 6)

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