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1. Functions conferred on a local authority under the Education Acts (as defined in section 578).
2. Functions conferred on a local authority under the enactments specified in the first column of the table below (being the functions which are described in general terms in the second column of that table).
|Enactment||Nature of functions|
|Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12)|
|Section 18||Making of byelaws relating to the employment of children.|
|Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)|
|Section 9(5A)(1)||Payment of injury benefit to or in respect of teachers.|
|Employment and Training Act 1973 (c. 50)|
|Sections 10 and 10A(2)||Powers and duties relating to careers services|
|Section 12||Duty to provide information to the Secretary of State.|
|Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)|
|Section 25||General duty to secure that facilities for education are provided without sex discrimination.|
|Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14)|
|Section 46||Power to use a school bus to carry fare-paying passengers.|
|Representation of the People Act 1983(c.2)|
|Paragraph 2 of Schedule 5||Duty to prepare and revise lists of rooms in school premises which candidates may use.|
|Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (c. 33)|
|Section 5(1) to (4), (6) and (8)||Duty to require the appropriate officer to give an opinion as to whether a child with a statement is disabled.|
|Children Act 1989 (c. 41)|
|Section 36 and Part 3 of Schedule 3 (except paragraph 19(2))||Education supervision orders.|
|Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c.50)|
|Sections 28C, 28G and 28T as modified by Schedule 4C(3).||Duty to secure that disabled pupils are not placed at a substantial disadvantage.|
|Section 28D(4)||Duty to prepare an accessibility strategy.|
|Section 28E||Duty (as responsible body) to prepare an accessibility plan.|
|Section 28IC(5)||Duty to provide advice and information about disability discrimination in schools (in Wales).|
|Section 28ID||Duty to make arrangements in relation to the resolution of disputes (in Wales).|
|Section 28IE||Duty relating to the provision of independent advocacy services .|
|Learning and Skills Act 2000(c. 21)|
|Section 33J(6)||Duty to assist Welsh Ministers in planning the local curriculum.|
|Section 33K||Duty relating to delivery of local curriculum and joint working (in Wales).|
|Section 33L||Duty to have regard to guidance and comply with directions relating to section 33K.|
|Section 83||Duty (of local authority in Wales) to provide information to Chief Inspector.|
|Section 84||Duties relating to preparation of an action plan following an area inspection in Wales.|
|Sections 96, 101 and 102||Duties as an “authorised body” relating to qualifications.|
|Sections 123 to 125 and 128||Support services for 11 to 25 years olds: Wales.|
|Section 139A(7)||Duty to arrange assessments relating to learning difficulties.|
|Section 140(5)||Duty to send copy of a statement of special educational needs to the Welsh Ministers if requested.|
|Schedules 7 and 7A(8)||Duty to implement approved proposals relating to sixth forms.|
|Local Government Act 2000(c. 22)|
|Paragraphs 7, 8 and 9 of Schedule 1||Duty to include certain persons on overview and scrutiny committee if it relates to education functions.|
|Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41)|
|Section 37||Powers and duties relating to education of a child in an accommodation centre.|
|Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003(c. 38)|
|Sections 19, 20, 21 and 22A||Powers and duties relating to parenting orders and parenting contracts.|
|National Health Service Act 2006 (c. 41 )|
|Paragraph 5 of Schedule 1||Duty to make available to the Secretary of State appropriate accommodation for enabling the Secretary of State to arrange for medical inspections in schools.|
|National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (c. 42)|
|Paragraph 5 of Schedule 1||Duty to make available to the Welsh Ministers appropriate accommodation for enabling them to arrange for medical inspections in schools.|
Section 9(5A) was inserted by the Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1990 (c. 7) section 11.
Section 10A was inserted by Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993 (c.19) section 46.
Schedule 4C was substituted by S.I. 2006/1721.
Sections 28D and 28E were inserted by sections 14 and 15 respectively of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (c.10).
Sections 28IC, 28ID and 28IE are inserted by sections 11, 12 and 13 of the Education (Wales) Measure 2009 (nawm 5)
Sections 33J, 33K and 33L are inserted by sections 31,32 and 33 of the Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure 2009 (nawm 1).
Section 139A was inserted by section 80 of the Education and Skills Act 2008 (c.25).
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