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School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013

Section 81 - Direction requiring the discontinuance of community special school

90.This section which re-enacts section 32 of the 1998 Act allows the Welsh Ministers to direct a local authority to discontinue (without the need for proposals under section 44) a community special school if they consider it expedient to do so in the interests of health, safety or welfare of pupils. Before doing so the Welsh Ministers are required to consult specified persons.  The Welsh Ministers must also provide notice to the relevant governing body and head teacher.

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