39(1)Section 317 of the Education Act 1996 (duties in relation to pupils with special educational needs) is amended as follows.E+W
(2)In subsection (1), for the words from the beginning to “shall” there is substituted “ The governing body of a community, foundation or voluntary school or a maintained nursery school shall ”.
(3)For subsection (2) there is substituted—
“(2)In subsection (1)(b) “the responsible person” means the head teacher or the appropriate governor (that is, the chairman of the governing body or, where the governing body have designated another governor for the purposes of this subsection, that other governor).”
(4)In subsection (3)—
(a)in paragraph (a), after “voluntary schools” there is inserted “ and maintained nursery schools ”, and
(b)paragraph (b) and the word “and” preceding it are omitted.
(5)In subsection (7) for “section 42(1) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998” there is substituted “ section 30(1) of the Education Act 2002 ”.
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.