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Education (Disability Strategies and Pupils' Educational Records) (Scotland) Act 2002

Section 4 - Educational records

14.This section gives the Scottish Ministers power to make regulations governing the keeping, transfer and disclosure of pupils' educational records. Regulations made under this section may provide for the supply of copies of pupils' educational records to such persons prescribed in those regulations, and may also authorise persons supplying those copies to charge a fee for them, which must not exceed the cost of supply. The regulations would apply to educational records held by local authority, grant-aided, self-governing and independent schools.

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