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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Pre-school children

Section 37 –Provision of transport etc. by education authority

80.Section 37 gives education authorities the power to make arrangements for children receiving publicly-funded pre-school education to receive transport from home to their pre-school class (whether by providing transport or by offering assistance with transport costs). The discretion in section 37 is absolute and authorities are free, if they choose, to provide no transport.

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