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(1)The education authority must give the relevant consultees notice—
(a)of the relevant proposal, or
(b)where only part of the proposal affects a particular consultee (or category of consultee), of that part of the proposal.
(2)The notice must—
(a)give a summary of the proposal (or part),
(b)give information about—
(i)where a copy of the proposal paper may be obtained, and
(ii)how to make written representations on the proposal (including to whom such representations should be submitted).
(3)The notice must also—
(a)state the date of the last day of the consultation period for the proposal,
(b)advise that this is the period within which written representations must be received by the authority for them to be taken into account, and
(c)if known (at the time of giving the notice), state the date, time and place of the public meeting on the proposal.
(4)In this Act, the “consultation period” is a period (fixed by the education authority) of at least 6 weeks that—
(a)starts on the day (or last day) on which the notice required by subsection (1) is given,
(b)runs continuously, and
(c)includes at least 30 school days of any affected school.
(5)In subsection (4), a “school day”—
(a)in relation to a particular school is a day on which the school is ordinarily open to its pupils for the purpose of their school education, or
(b)in the case of a further education centre to which paragraph 10 of schedule 1 refers, is a day on which the centre is ordinarily open to its students for the purpose of their further education.
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