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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000


Section 14 - Guidance to education authorities as to home education

35.This section empowers Scottish Ministers to issue statutory guidance to education authorities on the circumstances in which parents may choose to educate their children at home. As for the guidance issued under section 13, the education authorities are not under an absolute duty to comply with this guidance but must have regard to it.

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