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The Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Special educational provision otherwise than in a grant-aided school

10.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) and to Articles 11 and 12, a board may arrange for the special educational provision (or any part of it) which any learning difficulty of a child in its area calls for to be made—

(a)in an institution outside Northern Ireland, or

(b)in Northern Ireland otherwise than in a grant-aided school.

(2) A board shall not make any arrangements under paragraph (1) unless it is satisfied that—

(a)the interests of the child require such arrangements to be made; and

(b)those arrangements are compatible with the efficient use of resources.

(3) Before making any arrangements under this Article, a board shall consult the child’s parent.

(4) This Article is without prejudice to any other powers of a board.

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