Search Legislation

Education Act 1981 (repealed 1.11.1996)

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Education Act 1981 (repealed 1.11.1996). Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.

Information:

You searched for provisions that are applicable to Scotland. The matching provisions are highlighted below. Where no highlighting is shown the matching result may be contained within a footnote.

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Preliminary

    1. 1. Meaning of “ special educational needs” and “ special educational provision”.

  3. Provision of special education

    1. 2. Provision of special education: duties of local education authorities etc.

    2. 3. Provision of special education otherwise than in schools.

    3. 3A. Provision outside England and Wales for certain children.

  4. Identification and assessment of children with special educational needs

    1. 4. General duty of local education authority towards children for whom they are responsible.

    2. 5. Assessment of special educational needs.

    3. 6. Assessment of special educational needs of children under the age of two.

    4. 7. Statement of child’s special educational needs.

    5. 8. Appeals against statements.

    6. 9. Requests for assessments.

    7. 10. Duty of health authority to notify parents etc.

  5. Special schools and approved independent schools

    1. 11. Special schools and approved independent schools.

    2. 12. Approval of special schools.

    3. 13. Approval of independent schools.

    4. 14. Discontinuance of maintained special schools.

  6. School attendance orders

    1. 15. Proposed school attendance order: choice of school.

    2. 16. Amendment and revocation of school attendance orders.

  7. Miscellaneous

    1. 17. Duty of parents

    2. 18. Powers of Secretary of State as to medical and other examinations.

    3. 19. Regulations.

    4. 20. Interpretation and commencement.

    5. 21. Short title, etc.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Assessments and Statements of Special Educational Needs

      1. Part I Assessments

        1. Regulations

          1. 1.(1) The Secretary of State shall by regulations make provision...

        2. Attendance at examinations

          1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part II Statements

        1. Form of statement

          1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. Keeping and disclosure of statements

          1. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. Review of statements

          1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. Amendment of statements, etc.

          1. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional Provisions

      1. Approval of special schools

        1. 1.Any approval given under section 9(5) of the principal Act...

      2. Special educational treatment

        1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12)

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. The principal Act

        1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 3.In section 50(1) of the principal Act (provisions of board...

        3. 4.In section 52(1) of the principal Act (recovery of cost...

        4. 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 6.In section 114 of the principal Act (interpretation) for the...

      3. Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948 (c. 40)

        1. 7.In section 5(1) of the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948...

      4. Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953 (c. 33)

        1. 8.(1) Section 6 of the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953...

      5. Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (c. 54)

        1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. Education Act 1973 (c. 16)

        1. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

        1. 11.In section 23(1) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (local...

      8. Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

        1. 12.In section 18(1) of the Race Relations Act 1976 (local...

      9. National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49)

        1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. Education Act 1980 (c. 20)

        1. 14.In section 9(2) of the Education Act 1980 (application of...

        2. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enactedversion that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources