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(1)In this Act—
“EA 1996” means the Education Act 1996;
“SSFA 1998” means the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;
“EA 2002” means the Education Act 2002;
“EA 2005” means the Education Act 2005;
“EIA 2006” means the Education and Inspections Act 2006;
“ASCLA 2009” means the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009;
“CSFA 2010” means the Children, Schools and Families Act 2010.
(2)In this Act—
“the Academy”, in a case in which an Academy order is made, has the meaning given by section 6(2);
“the conversion date” has the meaning given by section 6(2);
[F1“federated school” has the meaning given by section 24(2) of EA 2002;]
“” in relation to a maintained school, means the authority by which the school is maintained;
“maintained school” means—
a community, foundation or voluntary school, or
a community or foundation special school.
(3)Section 4(3) (when a maintained school is “converted into” an Academy) applies for the purposes of this Act.
(4)EA 1996 and sections 1 to 13, 15 and 16 of this Act are to be read as if those sections were contained in EA 1996.
(5)Unless the context otherwise requires, a reference in this Act to—
(a)a community, foundation or voluntary school, or
(b)a community or foundation special school,
is to such a school within the meaning of SSFA 1998.
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