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School Boards (Scotland) Act 1988

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1Constitution of School Boards

(1)Every education authority shall (subject to section 20 of this Act) establish, in accordance with this Act, a board, to be known as a “School Board”, for each school in their area.

(2)A School Board shall, in respect of the school for which they are established, exercise—

(a)the functions assigned to them by this Act; and

(b)any functions delegated to them under section 15 of this Act.

(3)Where, before the commencement of Schedule 4 to this Act, a School Board are established for a school, any school council appointed under section 125(1) of the [1973 c. 65.] 1973 Act to discharge functions under that section in relation to that school shall cease to discharge them in respect of that school.

(4)A School Board are established on the first occasion following the commencement of this section (or following a period of disestablishment under section 20 of this Act) when elections for members of the Board have taken place and the number of parent members prescribed under section 2 of this Act is duly elected.

(5)A School Board shall cease to exist when the school for which they are established is discontinued.

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