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(2)In section 509AA (provision of transport for persons of sixth form age)—
(a)in subsection (1) after “authority” insert “ in England ”;
(b)in subsection (2)(d) omit “or the National Assembly for Wales”;
(c)in subsection (9) for “appropriate authority may, if it” substitute “ Secretary of State may, if he ”;
(d)omit subsection (9A);
(e)in subsection (10) omit the words “(in relation to local education authorities in England) or the National Assembly for Wales (in relation to local education authorities in Wales)”.
(3)In section 509AB (further provision about transport policy statements)—
(a)omit subsection (4);
(b)in subsection (5), for the words from “under this section” to the end substitute “ under this section by the Learning and Skills Council for England. ”;
(c)in subsection (6)—
(i)in paragraph (c) omit “(in the case of a local education authority in England)”;
(ii)in paragraph (d) omit the words after “England” the first time that word appears to the end of that paragraph.
(4)In section 509AC (interpretation of sections 509AA and 509AB)—
(a)omit subsection (3);
(b)in subsection (6) omit the words after “subsection (5)” to the end of that subsection;
(c)omit subsection (7).
(5)In section 509A (travel arrangements for children receiving early years education otherwise than at school)—
(a)in subsection (1), after “authority” insert “ in England ”;
(b)in subsection (4A), after “Regulations” insert “ made by the Secretary of State ”;
(c)in subsection (5) (as substituted by paragraph 23 of Schedule 2 to the Childcare Act 2006 (c. 21)), omit “in relation to England,” and paragraph (b).
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