67Intervention for purpose of securing provision of education and training
(1)This section applies if the YPLA is satisfied that a local education authority is failing, or is likely to fail, to perform—
(a)its duty under section 15ZA(1) of the Education Act 1996 (duty to secure provision of enough suitable education and training for persons over compulsory school age), or
(b)its duty under section 18A(1) of that Act (duty to secure provision of enough suitable education and training for persons subject to youth detention).
(2)The YPLA may give directions to the authority for the purpose of securing the provision of education and training to which the duty in question relates.
(3)A direction given under this section may include provision requiring an authority to permit action of a specified description in relation to any such education or training to be taken by the YPLA or another person.
(4)The YPLA may give a direction under this section only with the approval of the Secretary of State.