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Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010

Discontinuance of a further education centre (paragraph 10)

81.These are proposals to discontinue a local authority managed further education centre. Such centres now exist only in Orkney and Shetland. Further education colleges and centres elsewhere in Scotland are no longer run by local authorities. Paragraph 10 sets out what sort of a facility is included within the term “further education centre” and what is not.

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