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Education (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 17: Meaning of “Gaelic education” and “Gaelic medium education”

61.This section makes amendments to the 2005 Act and the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 to ensure that the definitions of “Gaelic education” and “Gaelic medium education” in those Acts are consistent with the definitions given in this Act.

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