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Education (Scotland) Act 2016

Amendment of section 31: duty to inform in writing or alternative permanent form

106.Paragraph 22 of the schedule to the Act amends section 31 of the 2004 Act which requires education authorities, where they have to inform parents or young persons of any matter, to do so in writing or alternative permanent form. The amendment extends this requirement to apply also in relation to children aged 12 or over.

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