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Education (Scotland) Act 1945

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33Education of pupils in exceptional circumstances, 34. Provision of transport and other facilities

(1)Where in the opinion of an education authority—

(a)any pupil resident in their area is, owing to the remoteness of his home or the conditions under which he is living or other exceptional circumstances, unable to receive the full benefit of primary or secondary education unless special arrangements are made for him, or

(b)primary or secondary education suitable to the age, ability and aptitude of any pupil can best be provided for him at any particular school, or

(c)compulsory further education should in the case of any pupil be provided by requiring his continuous attendance at a junior college under section twenty-nine of this Act,

the authority shall, after consultation with the parent and, in any case falling under paragraph (c) of this subsection, with the pupil, make such arrangements of either a temporary or a permanent character as they think best suited to the purpose of enabling that pupil to attend an appropriate school or college.

(2)The arrangements made under the last foregoing subsection may include—

(a)the provision of travelling facilities or the payment of travelling expenses under section thirty-four of this Act; or

(b)the accommodation of the pupil at a boarding school, or at a junior college where boarding is provided, or in a hostel, home or other institution ; or

(c)other provision of board and lodging, provided that the education authority shall, so far as practicable, give effect to the wishes of the parent with respect to the religious denomination of the person with whom the pupil will reside ; or

(d)provision for the travelling, board and lodging of teachers.

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