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School Education (Ministerial Powers and Independent Schools) (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 2 – Power of Scottish Ministers to require action by education authorities

16.Section 2 inserts sections 10A, 10B and 10C after section 10 of the 2000 Act. These new sections set out the procedure to be followed where HMIE identify through their inspection of an education authority that the authority has failed to take satisfactory action to secure improvement in the way they exercise their functions in relation to the provision of school education.

17.The provisions contained within sections 10A, 10B and 10C are in similar terms to those contained within sections 66B, 66C and 66D of the 1980 Act.

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