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Education and Inspections Act 2006

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40Code for school admissions

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(1)Section 84 of SSFA 1998 (code of practice) is amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (7).

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “a code of practice containing such practical guidance” substitute “a code for school admissions containing such provision”, and

(b)after paragraph (b) insert—

(ba)admission forums,.

(3)In subsection (2), for the words from “include” to “other matters” substitute “impose requirements, and may include guidelines setting out aims, objectives and other matters,”.

(4)In subsection (3), for “to have regard to” substitute “to act in accordance with”.

(5)In subsection (5), omit “of practice” (in each place where it occurs).

(6)In subsection (6), after the definitions of “admission arrangements” and “the admission authority” insert—

“admission forum” means a forum established under section 85A, including a joint admission forum established in pursuance of regulations under subsection (3)(c) of that section;.

(7)In the heading, and in the italic cross-heading immediately before section 84, for “of practice” substitute “for school admissions”.

(8)In section 85 of SSFA 1998 (making and approval of code of practice)—

(a)in subsection (1) omit “of practice”, and

(b)for the heading substitute “Making and approval of code for school admissions”.

(9)In relation to a code for school admissions issued under section 84(1) of SSFA 1998 after the passing of this Act, the requirement to consult which is imposed by section 85(2) of SSFA 1998 may be satisfied by consultation undertaken before the passing of this Act, even though the code takes account (to any extent) of any provision made by this Act.

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