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Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Duties of the Education Authority and Boards of Governors

    1. 1.Duty of Authority to have regard to the views of the child

    2. 2.Duty of Authority to publish plans relating to its arrangements for special educational provision

    3. 3.Duties of Boards of Governors in relation to pupils with special educational needs

    4. 4.Co-operation to identify, assess, and provide services to, children with special educational needs

    5. 5.Duty of Authority to request help from health and social care bodies

  3. Time limits for assessment of educational needs

    1. 6.Assessment of needs: reduction in time limits

  4. Nature and extent of special educational provision

    1. 7.Nature and extent of special educational provision

  5. Appeals

    1. 8.Appeal following decision not to amend statement following review

    2. 9.Child under 2: appeals against contents of statement or failure to make statement

    3. 10.Mediation in connection with appeals

  6. Rights of child over compulsory school age

    1. 11.Rights of child over compulsory school age in relation to special educational provision

    2. 12.Rights of child over compulsory school age in relation to disability discrimination claims

  7. Appeals and claims by children

    1. 13.Appeals and claims by children: pilot scheme

    2. 14.Appeals and claims by children: follow-up provision

  8. Interpretation

    1. 15.Definition of “child” for purposes of special education

    2. 16.Interpretation of this Act

  9. Supplementary

    1. 17.Orders and regulations under Part 2 of the 1996 Order

    2. 18.Commencement, transitional provisions, etc.

    3. 19.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      AMENDMENTS TO PART 2 OF THE 1996 ORDER RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN OVER COMPULSORY SCHOOL AGE

      1. 1.In Article 7(3) for sub-paragraph (a) substitute—

      2. 2.(1) Article 7A is amended as follows.

      3. 3.(1) Article 8A is amended as follows.

      4. 4.In Article 10(3) for “the child’s parent” substitute —

      5. 5.(1) Article 15 is amended as follows.

      6. 6.In Article 16(1) for “the child’s parent” substitute “the child...

      7. 7.(1) Article 17 is amended as follows.

      8. 8.(1) Article 18 is amended as follows.

      9. 9.(1) Article 18A is amended as follows.

      10. 10.(1) Article 20 is amended as follows.

      11. 11.(1) Article 20A is amended as follows.

      12. 12.(1) Article 21A is amended as follows.

      13. 13.(1) Article 21B is amended as follows.

      14. 14.(1) Schedule 1 is amended as follows.

      15. 15.(1) Schedule 2 is amended as follows.

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