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Education Act 2002

Section 128: Education action zone

269.As at present under section 3 of the STPCA, this section entitles the governing body of a school in an EAZ to seek permission from the Secretary of State for it to determine the pay and conditions of the teachers at its school. This must, as at present, follow consultation with all the teachers at its school. The section provides a new power for the Secretary of State to make regulations to deal with the situation which could arise if the opt out should end for a particular reason.

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