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The Education (Teachers) Regulations 1993

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Health standards — appointments

8.—(1) A person shall not be appointed to relevant employment unless his employers are satisfied as to his health and physical capacity therefor.

(2) For the purpose of this regulation, where it appears to his employers reasonable so to do—

(a)in the case of the first appointment as a teacher of a person in respect of whom the Secretary of State has been satisfied that he has the health and physical capacity for teaching, they may accept the Secretary of State’s conclusions in the matter;

(b)in the case of any appointment to relevant employment of a person previously in such employment, they may rely upon the person’s medical record while in that employment.

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