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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 51: Directions to admit child to specified school: supplementary provisions

238.This section amends sections 94, 96, and 97B of the 1998 Act.

239.Subsection (1) amends section 94 of the Act so that parents do not have a right to appeal to an appeal tribunal where a local education authority make a direction under new section 97A (inserted by section 50).

240.Subsection (2) makes minor amendments to section 96 which are consequential on the amendments made by section 49 and subsection (3) of section 50.

241.Subsection (3) inserts a new section 97C into the 1998 Act. This is a regulation-making power. It allows for regulations to be made on the consultation that the schools adjudicator must carry out when making a determination under section 97 or the new 97B inserted by section 50. It also allows for regulations setting out the information that an admission authority must provide to the adjudicator for the purposes of making such a determination.

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