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(1)The education authority must prepare an educational benefits statement which includes—
(a)the authority’s assessment of the likely effects of a relevant proposal (if implemented) on—
(i)the pupils of any affected school,
(ii)any other users of the school’s facilities,
(iii)any children who would (in the future but for implementation) be likely to become pupils of the school,
(iv)the pupils of any other schools in the authority’s area,
(b)the authority’s assessment of any other likely effects of the proposal (if implemented),
(c)an explanation of how the authority intends to minimise or avoid any adverse effects that may arise from the proposal (if implemented),
(d)a description of the benefits which the authority believes will result from implementation of the proposal (with reference to the persons whom it believes will derive them).
(2)The statement must also include the education authority’s reasons for coming to the beliefs expressed under subsection (1)(d).
(3)In subsection (1), the references to effects and benefits are to educational effects and benefits.
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