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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 64: Power of LEA etc. to appoint additional governors

288.This section re-enacts with modifications section 16 of the 1998 Act (in its application to England), giving local education authorities the power to appoint additional governors at a maintained school which is subject to special measures, in need of significant improvement or at which the governing body have not complied with a formal warning.

289.There is no longer a requirement for the local education authority to have received a notice of receipt of the inspection report from the Secretary of State, or for a 10 day period to have elapsed once that notice has been received, before the LEA can appoint additional governors.

290.Subsections (4) to (9) re-enact subsections (6) to (12) of section 16 of the 1998 Act.

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