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(1)For the purposes of this Act, a child or young person requires a plan (referred to in this Act as a “co-ordinated support plan”) for the provision of additional support if—
(a)an education authority are responsible for the school education of the child or young person,
(b)the child or young person has additional support needs arising from—
(i)one or more complex factors, or
(c)those needs are likely to continue for more than a year, and
(d)those needs require significant additional support to be provided—
(i)by the education authority in the exercise of any of their other functions as well as in the exercise of their functions relating to education, or
(ii)by one or more appropriate agencies (within the meaning of section 23(2)) as well as by the education authority themselves.
(2)For the purposes of subsection (1)—
(a)a factor is a complex factor if it has or is likely to have a significant adverse effect on the school education of the child or young person,
(b)multiple factors are factors which—
(i)are not by themselves complex factors, but
(ii)taken together, have or are likely to have a significant adverse effect on the school education of the child or young person.
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