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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 22 – Continuation of named person service in relation to certain young people

59.This section provides that, where a young person attends a public school, the education authority must make arrangements to provide the named person service to that young person. Where the young person attends a grand-aided or independent school, the directing authority of the establishment, as defined in section 32, must make arrangements to provide the named person service. “Young person” is defined as anyone who has reached the age of 18 but still attends school.

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