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Education Act 2002

Health and fitness

Section 141
Section 141: Health and fitness

282.This section re-enacts section 218(5) of the ERA with a minor amendment. The Secretary of State and the NAW continue to have power to impose requirements as to the health and physical capacity of persons such as teachers in schools and further education institutions. In addition the Secretary of State and the NAW may impose requirements as to the health and physical capacity of persons who are employed by LEAs or governing bodies otherwise than as teachers and who are regularly in contact with persons aged under 18. Section 218(5) of the ERA refers to persons aged under 19.

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