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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Pre-school children

Section 39 – Repeal of Part II of Education (Scotland) Act 1996

82.Section 39 repeals Part II of the Education (Scotland) Act 1996, which gave the Scottish Ministers powers to make grants for the education of children under school age. These provisions are the statutory base for the present pre-school grant system and will not be necessary when the funds for this service are re-integrated into general local government resources and the new pre-school duty is brought into force.

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