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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

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20Named person service in relation to pre-school child

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(1)A health board is to make arrangements for the provision of a named person service in relation to each pre-school child residing in its area.

(2)A “pre-school child” is a child who—

(a)has not commenced attendance at a primary school, and

(b)if the child is of school age, has not commenced attendance at a primary school because the relevant local authority has consented to the child’s commencement at primary school being delayed.

(3)For the purposes of this section—

(a)the reference to school age is to be construed by reference to the school commencement dates fixed by the relevant local authority,

(b)references to attendance at a primary school do not include attendance at a nursery class in such a school,

(c)references to the relevant local authority are to the local authority for the area in which the child concerned resides.

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