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Learner Travel (Wales) Measure 2008

Section 1 – main terms used in this measure

3.Section 1 defines the main terms used in the Measure.

4.‘Travel arrangements’ may include providing transport, providing escorts to accompany children, the payment of all or part of travel expenses, and the payment of allowances.

5.‘Learners’ within the scope of the Measure are persons who receive education or training.

6.‘Relevant places’ are defined as maintained schools, further education institutions, independent schools named in statements of special educational needs, non-maintained special schools, pupil referral units, places where nursery education is provided by a local authority or funded by the authority, any place funded by Welsh Ministers to provide education or training to post-16 learners (such as further education in a higher education institution or work based learning) and any place where learners undertake work experience. The definition also covers arrangements made for pupils with exceptional needs whose education has been arranged by a local authority at a place other than a school and institutions where Welsh Ministers have secured education and training and boarding accommodation for post-16 learners with learning difficulties.

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