SCHEDULE 5Funding of maintained schools

2(1)Section 47A of SSFA 1998 (schools forums) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (3)(b), for the words from “function” to the end substitute “other function that may be imposed on the schools forum by or under this Chapter”.

(3)Omit subsection (6) (which enables regulations under subsection (5) of that section to enable the Secretary of State or the Assembly to remove a non-schools member from membership of a schools forum).

(4)For subsection (9) substitute—

(9)In this section “relevant authority”, in relation to a schools forum, means the local education authority by whom the forum is established.