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(1)In this Act—
“education authority” has the meaning given in section 135(1) of the 1980 Act,
means any school under the management of an education authority (that is, a public school as defined in section 135(1) of the 1980 Act),
in relation to a proposal specified in paragraph 10 of schedule 1, includes the (authority-managed) further education centre concerned,
“the 1980 Act” means the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44).
(2)In this Act—
“affected school” is to be construed in accordance with paragraph 11 of schedule 1,
“call-in notice” (as respects a closure proposal) is defined in section 17(4),
“consultation period” is defined in section 6(4) and “consultation report” is to be construed by reference to section 1(4),
“educational benefits statement”, “proposal paper” and “public meeting” are to be construed by reference to section 1(3),
“HMIE’s report” and “HMIE” are defined in section 8(6) and (7),
“relevant proposal”, “closure proposal” and “relevant consultees” are defined in section 2,
“rural school” is defined in section 14(1).
(3)Unless the context otherwise requires, any undefined expression used in this Act (but defined in section 135(1) of the 1980 Act) is to be construed in accordance with section 135(1) of the 1980 Act.
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