Education Act 2002

177 Meaning of “secondary education”E+W

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(1)Section 2 of the Education Act 1996 (c. 56) (definition of primary, secondary and further education) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2B) (which extends “secondary education” to include education received partly at a school and partly at another institution)—

(a)in paragraph (b), after “another institution” there is inserted “ or any other establishment ”, and

(b)after “other institution” there is inserted “ or establishment ”.

(3)After subsection (6) there is inserted—

(6A)In the context of the definitions of secondary education and further education, references in this section to education include vocational, social, physical and recreational training.

(4)The Education Acts shall have effect in their application to persons receiving secondary education within section 2(2B) of the Education Act 1996 (c. 56) with such modifications as may be specified in an order under this subsection.

(5)The power to make an order under subsection (4) is exercisable—

(a)in relation to England, by the Secretary of State, and

(b)in relation to Wales, by the National Assembly for Wales.

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I1S. 177 partly in force; s. 177 not in force at Royal Assent, see s. 216; s. 177 in force for E. at 1.10.2002 by S.I. 2002/2439, art. 3 (with transitional provisions and savings in art. 4, Sch.)