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

Section 6: Additional support

33.Section 6 amends section 1(3) of the 2004 Act. It amends section 1(3)(a) to provide clarification on the definition of “additional support” by making explicit that it is not confined to educational support but also includes, for example, multi-agency support such as health, social work, voluntary agencies etc.

34.It also amends section 1(3)(b) to ensure that this wider definition of additional support also applies to children under school age other than prescribed pre-school children.

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