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Education (Scotland) Act 2016

New section 3C: Rights of parents of children aged 12 or over

74.Paragraph 3 of the schedule to the Act also inserts new section 3C into the 2004 Act to provide that where a right is conferred on both a child who is aged 12 years or over and a parent of such a child under the 2004 Act, the parent may exercise that right if the parent wishes to do so. This includes the circumstances where their child does not wish to exercise that right and does not wish their parents to exercise that right.

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