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Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act (asp 7) which received Royal Assent on 25 June 2009

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All reference to 'Parts' and 'sections' are from the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act (asp 7) which received Royal Assent on 25 June 2009. For other versions of these Explanatory Notes, see More Resources.

  1. Introduction

  2. Background to the Act

  3. The Act – Section by Section

    1. Section 1: Placing requests

    2. Section 2: Mediation services

    3. Section 3: Dispute resolution

    4. Section 4: Contributions not recoverable in respect of certain services

    5. Section 5: Arrangements between education authorities

    6. Section 6: Additional support

    7. Section 7: Assessments and examination

    8. Section 8: Additional support needs etc.: specified children and young people

    9. Section 9: Functions of education authority in relation to certain pre-school children with additional support needs

    10. Section 10: Provision of advocacy service: Tribunal

    11. Section 11: Mediation services

    12. Section 12: Dispute resolution

    13. Section 13: Provision of published information to certain persons

    14. Section 14: Availability of published information

    15. Section 15:  Publication of information on dispute resolution

    16. Section 16: Power to specify additional sources of information

    17. Section 17: Provision of information by education authority on occurrence of certain events

    18. Section 18: References to Tribunal in relation to co-ordinated support plan

    19. Section 19: References to Tribunal in relation to duties under section 12(6) and 13

    20. Section 20: Power to make rules in respect of Tribunal practice and procedure

    21. Section 21: Power to monitor implementation of Tribunal decisions

    22. Section 22: Availability of information on additional support needs

    23. Section 23: Collection of data on additional support needs

    24. Section 24: Ancillary provision

    25. Section 25: Orders

    26. Section 26: Short title and commencement

      1. Parliamentary Stages

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