Provision of advice by adjudicatorE+W
163Provision of advice by adjudicatorE+W
In section 25 of SSFA 1998 (adjudicators) after subsection (3) insert—
“(3A)When asked to do so by the Secretary of State, an adjudicator must give advice to the Secretary of State on such matters relating to the admission of pupils to relevant schools as the Secretary of State may specify.
(3B)The adjudicator may, for the purposes of providing such advice to the Secretary of State, request any of the following persons to provide him with such information held by them as the adjudicator may specify—
(a)the admission authority (within the meaning of Chapter 1 of Part 3) of a community, foundation or voluntary school;
(b)the proprietor of any other relevant school.
(3C)A person so requested by the adjudicator to provide information must comply with the request.
(3D)In subsections (3A) and (3B), “relevant school” means a school in England falling within any of paragraphs (a) to (f) of section 5(2) of the Education Act 2005.”