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Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 28 – Requests under this Act: further provision

56.This section specifies the form of any requests made under this Act and also the information education authorities must provide if they decide not to comply with a request. Any request being made under this Act must be in writing or any other permanent form and the reasons for the request must be given.

57.If an education authority decide not to comply with any request, they must inform whoever made the request and give their reasons. They must also provide information, as appropriate, on mediation services, dispute resolution procedure and on any right to refer the matter to a Tribunal or an appeal committee.

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