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Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006

Section 20 – Interpretation

66.Generally, the terms used in the Act are to be given the meaning which they have in the 1980 Act. However, references to “pupils” in the Act include children under school age only where such children are attending a primary school, including nursery classes within a primary school.

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