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Education Act 1997

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46Extension or modification of provisions of ss. 43 to 45

(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations extend the scope of operation of section 43 or section 44 by substituting for the period specified in section 43(5) or section 44(10)(a)(i) such other period as is specified.

(2)The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for extending the scope of operation of section 43, 44 or 45 to primary schools or to any specified description of such schools.

(3)The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for requiring—

(a)the governing bodies of institutions within the further education sector, and

(b)the principals or other heads of such institutions,

to secure that a programme of careers education is provided for any specified description of persons attending such institutions.

(4)The Secretary of State may by regulations amend the definition of “careers adviser” set out in section 44(11)(a).

(5)In this section—

  • “careers education” has the same meaning as in section 43;

  • “specified” means specified in the regulations in question.

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