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School Boards (Scotland) Act 1988

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Appointment of headteacher, where School Board established

9In the case of the appointment of a headteacher of a school for which a School Board have been established the education authority shall submit the short leet to the School Board, and for the purposes of consideration of the short leet and of reaching any decision in accordance with paragraph 11 or 12 of this Schedule the Board shall meet without their staff or any pupil members.

10For the purpose of enabling the Board to carry out their functions under paragraphs 9, 11 and 12 of this Schedule, the authority shall supply to the Board such information relating to the applicants for the post as—

(a)the authority have in their possession or can readily obtain; and

(b)the Board may reasonably request.

11After considering the short leet, the Board may, except where paragraph 12 below applies, make such additions to and deletions from the leet as they think fit, but—

(a)they may not add to the leet the name of any person who has not applied or who is not eligible, in terms of paragraph 6 above, for the post; and

(b)they may not reduce the leet to less than 3 names,

and they shall thereafter send the leet to the appointment committee, who shall consider the leet and make their recommendation under paragraph 16 below.

12Where the short leet consists of fewer than 4 names, the Board may not make any alterations thereto, but may submit comments to the appointment committee, who shall take those comments into consideration.

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