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

Section 31 – Duty to inform in writing or alternative permanent form

62.This section provides that education authorities must, when informing parents or young people of anything, do so in writing or any other permanent form that is considerate of the needs of the parents or young person, for example, where they may have communication difficulties.

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