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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Part 2: Local Education Authority (LEA) Functions

15.This Part sets out the new duties LEAs will have to provide education and training for those who are over compulsory school age but under 19 and for those aged 19 or over but under 25 who have had a learning difficulty assessment. It also places obligations on LEAs in respect of the transport to be provided to those groups.

16.In respect of individuals in relevant youth accommodation (juvenile custody), it places an obligation on the LEA in whose area an individual normally lives to promote the individual's education, and an obligation on the LEA in whose area the individual is in custody to provide suitable education.

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