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Education Act 1997

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18Regulations for purposes of this Chapter

(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations confer or impose such functions—

(a)on the governing body and the head teacher of a maintained primary school,

(b)(except in relation to any grant-maintained or grant-maintained special school) on a local education authority, and

(c)on a designated body,

as appear to him to be required in connection with any provision of this Chapter.

(2)Regulations under this section may in particular make provision requiring—

(a)the local education authority, or (in the case of a grant-maintained or grant-maintained special school) a designated body, to be notified—

(i)of the baseline assessment scheme for the time being adopted for any maintained primary school with pupils who are required to be assessed under section 17, and

(ii)where any assessment has been carried out under that section at any such school, that it has been so carried out;

(b)the results of any assessments carried out under that section to be recorded and notified—

(i)to such persons as are specified in the regulations, and

(ii)where the pupils in question transfer to other schools, to those other schools.

(3)Regulations under this section may also make provision requiring a local education authority—

(a)to notify a designated body of any assessments notified to the authority in pursuance of regulations under subsection (2)(a)(ii); and

(b)to collect other information relating to assessments carried out under section 17 at schools maintained by the authority and to forward such information to a designated body.

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