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Education Act 2002

Section 127: Guidance

268.This section enables the Secretary of State to issue guidance on how any order made under section 122 should be put into practice, and requires LEAs and governing bodies to have regard to it. There must be consultation with the usual parties (as above) before any guidance may be issued. LEAs and governing bodies are expected to follow such guidance, and this section provides that a court or tribunal could take failure to do so into account in any proceedings.

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