Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 7, INADEQUATE SIXTH FORMS - continued

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  PART II
  PUBLICATION OF PROPOSALS
 
Closure of sixth form: England
     16. Paragraphs 17 and 18 apply to a school which is maintained by a local education authority in England and which-
 
 
    (a) provides full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils who are over compulsory school age, and
 
    (b) provides full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils of compulsory school age.
     17. - (1) The Learning and Skills Council for England may publish proposals for an alteration of the school as a result of which it will no longer provide education suitable to the requirements of pupils who are over compulsory school age.
 
      (2) The proposals shall contain such information and be published in such manner as may be prescribed.
 
      (3) Before publishing proposals the Council shall, having regard to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State, consult such persons as they consider appropriate.
 
     18. - (1) The Council shall send-
 
 
    (a) a copy of the published proposals, and
 
    (b) such other information as may be prescribed,
  to the school organisation committee for the area of the local education authority who maintain the school.
 
      (2) In the case of a community or foundation special school, the Council shall also send the copy and information mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) and (b) to such other persons as may be prescribed.
 
     19. In paragraphs 17 and 18 "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.
 
 
Closure of sixth form: Wales
     20. Paragraphs 21 and 22 apply to a school which is maintained by a local education authority in Wales and which-
 
 
    (a) provides full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils who are over compulsory school age, and
 
    (b) provides full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils of compulsory school age.
     21. - (1) The National Council for Education and Training for Wales may publish proposals for an alteration of the school as a result of which it will no longer provide education suitable to the requirements of pupils who are over compulsory school age.
 
      (2) The proposals shall contain such information and be published in such manner as may be prescribed.
 
      (3) Before publishing proposals the Council shall, having regard to any guidance issued by the National Assembly for Wales, consult such persons as they consider appropriate.
 
     22. - (1) The Council shall send-
 
 
    (a) a copy of the published proposals, and
 
    (b) such other information as may be prescribed,
  to the National Assembly for Wales.
 
      (2) In the case of a community or foundation special school, the Council shall also send the copy and information mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) and (b) to such other persons as may be prescribed.
 
     23. In paragraphs 21 and 22 "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made by the National Assembly for Wales.
 
 
Closure of institution for 16-19 year olds: England
     24. Paragraphs 25 and 26 apply to a school which-
 
 
    (a) is maintained by a local education authority in England,
 
    (b) provides full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils over compulsory school age, and
 
    (c) does not provide full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils of compulsory school age.
     25. - (1) The Learning and Skills Council for England may publish proposals to discontinue the school.
 
      (2) The proposals shall contain such information and be published in such manner as may be prescribed.
 
      (3) Before publishing proposals the Council shall, having regard to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State, consult such persons as they consider appropriate.
 
     26. - (1) The Council shall send-
 
 
    (a) a copy of the published proposals, and
 
    (b) such other information as may be prescribed,
  to the school organisation committee for the area of the local education authority who maintain the school.
 
      (2) In the case of a community or foundation special school, the Council shall also send the copy and information mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) and (b) to such other persons as may be prescribed.
 
     27. In paragraphs 25 and 26 "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.
 
 
Closure of institution for 16-19 year olds: Wales
     28. Paragraphs 29 and 30 apply to a school which-
 
 
    (a) is maintained by a local education authority in Wales,
 
    (b) provides full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils over compulsory school age, and
 
    (c) does not provide full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils of compulsory school age.
     29. - (1) The National Council for Education and Training for Wales may publish proposals to discontinue the school.
 
      (2) The proposals shall contain such information and be published in such manner as may be prescribed.
 
      (3) Before publishing proposals the Council shall, having regard to any guidance issued by the National Assembly for Wales, consult such persons as they consider appropriate.
 
     30. - (1) The Council shall send-
 
 
    (a) a copy of the published proposals, and
 
    (b) such other information as may be prescribed,
  to the National Assembly for Wales.
 
      (2) In the case of a community or foundation special school, the Council shall also send the copy and information mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) and (b) to such other persons as may be prescribed.
 
     31. In paragraphs 29 and 30 "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made by the National Assembly for Wales.
 
 
Schools maintained by LEA outside its area
     32. - (1) This paragraph applies to a school which-
 
 
    (a) is a community, voluntary or foundation school, and
 
    (b) is situated in an area other than that of the local education authority who maintain it.
      (2) This Part of this Schedule shall have effect in relation to a school to which this paragraph applies with such modifications as may be prescribed-
 
 
    (a) for schools in England, by regulations made by the Secretary of State, and
 
    (b) for schools in Wales, by regulations made by the National Assembly for Wales.
 
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