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(1)The education authority must prepare a proposal paper which—
(a)sets out the details of the relevant proposal,
(b)proposes a date for implementation of the proposal,
(c)contains the educational benefits statement in respect of the proposal,
(d)refers to such evidence or other information in support of (or otherwise relevant in relation to) the proposal as the education authority considers appropriate.
(2)The proposal paper must also give a summary of the process provided for in sections 1 to 17 (so far as applicable in relation to the proposal).
(3)A proposal paper may include more than one proposal.
(4)The education authority must—
(a)publish the proposal paper in both electronic and printed form,
(b)make the paper, and (so far as practicable) a copy of any separate documentation that it refers to under subsection (1)(d), available for inspection at all reasonable times and without charge—
(i)at its head office and on its website,
(ii)at any affected school or at a public library or some other suitable place within the vicinity of the school,
(c)provide without charge the information contained in the proposal paper—
(i)to such persons as may reasonably require that information in another form, and
(ii)in such other form as may reasonably be requested by such persons.
(5)The education authority must advertise the publication of the proposal paper by such means as it considers appropriate.
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