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Learner Travel (Wales) Measure 2008

Section 5 – Limits of learner travel duties

30.This section places limits on the duties imposed on local authorities by sections 2, 3 and 4 so that they do not extend to travel during the day or to travel for purposes other than for attendance at a relevant place for education and training.

31.A local authority is not required to take account of travel needs that might arise during the day. The duties imposed by the Measure to make travel arrangements relate to travel from home to school (or other relevant place) and back home again.

32.The duties to assess and make arrangements for travel apply to travel to/from the places listed in section 1(4) where learners receive education and training. School trips and residential visits are outside the scope of the duties.

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