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Education Act 1996

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529Power to accept gifts on trust for educational purposes

(1)A local education authority may accept, hold and administer any property on trust for purposes connected with education.

(2)Any intention on the part of a local education authority that a school (other than a nursery school or a special school) should be vested in the authority as trustees shall be treated for the purposes of section 35(1) as an intention to maintain the school as a county school (so that proposals for that purpose shall be published and submitted as required by that subsection); and the other provisions of section 35 and sections 36 to 40 shall apply accordingly.

(3)Any school which in accordance with subsection (2) is vested in a local education authority as trustees shall be a county school.

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