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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Section 208: Time-limit etc for making complaint

687.This section requires complaints to be made in writing within 12 months of the incident occurring. A Local Commissioner may disapply these requirements. For example, where a pupil’s particular circumstances or level of education made it difficult for them to put the complaint in writing it may be given orally, or a complainant may raise complaints with a Local Commissioner after the 12 month period if the complainant can show a good reason for the delay.

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