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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 78: LEAs in England: school travel schemes

381.Subsection (1) inserts a new section 508E into the 1996 Act.

382.Section 508E gives effect to new Schedule 35C to the 1996 Act, which allows local education authorities in England to make school travel schemes covering home to school travel arrangements for pupils of compulsory school age or below. Where such a scheme is in force the local education authority must give effect to it and has no functions under new sections 508B and 508C of the 1996 Act (as inserted by Section 77) in respect of children covered by the scheme.

383.In putting their schemes into effect, local education authorities must have regard to guidance issued by the Secretary of State.

384.Subsection (2) of section 78 introduces Schedule 9.

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