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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 79: Piloting of school travel scheme provisions

401.This section provides that the new provisions inserted by section 78 of and Schedule 9 to the Act must be piloted in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State. Subsection (2) provides that such regulations may impose a limit on the number of school travel schemes that can be in force while the new provisions are being piloted. It is currently anticipated that regulations will impose a limit of 20 school travel schemes in England. The number of pilots can be expanded, through secondary legislation, if demand from local education authorities proves high.

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