SCHEDULE 10Establishment etc of schools: procedural changes

Proposals for rationalisation of school places

9(1)Paragraph 8 (approval of proposals) is amended as follows.

(2)In sub-paragraph (2), after “must” there is inserted “(subject to sub-paragraph (2A))”.

(3)After that sub-paragraph there is inserted—

(2A)The committee may, if they think it appropriate to do so and subject to regulations, refer to the adjudicator any proposals which would otherwise fall to be dealt with by them under sub-paragraph (2).

(4)In sub-paragraph (7), for “sub-paragraph (5) or (6)”, in both places, there is substituted “this paragraph”.