32Interpretation of Part 2E+W
(1)In this Part, except where the contrary intention appears—
“adjudicator” is to be read in accordance with section 25(3) of SSFA 1998;
“discontinue”, in relation to a maintained school, is to be read in accordance with section 15(8);
“foundation”, in relation to a foundation or voluntary school, has (subject to sections 25(8) and 27(8)) the meaning given by section 21(3) of SSFA 1998;
“”, in relation to a school maintained (or proposed to be maintained) by a local education authority, means that authority;
“maintain”, in relation to a maintained school, has the same meaning as in SSFA 1998;
“maintained school” means any of the following schools in England—(a)
a community, foundation or voluntary school,(b)
a community or foundation special school, or(c)
a maintained nursery school;
“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;
“regulations” means regulations made under this Part by the Secretary of State.
(2)For the purposes of this Part, a foundation or voluntary school has a religious character if it is designated by order under section 69(3) of SSFA 1998 as a school having such a character.