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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 167: Consultation with young pupils

663.Section 167 amends section 176 of the 2002 Act which requires local authorities and governing bodies of maintained schools to have regard to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State about consultation with pupils on decisions affecting them. The amendment to section 176 adds maintained nursery schools to the schools to which the section applies, and deletes the definition of pupil which excluded a child being provided with nursery education.

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