Special Educational Needs and Disability Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 4C, MODIFICATIONS OF CHAPTER II OF PART IV - continued

back to previous text
 
  PART II
  MODIFICATIONS FOR SCOTLAND
     5. For section 28R, substitute-
 
 
"Further education etc. provided by education authorities in Scotland.     28R. - (1) Subsections (2) and (3) apply to any course of further education secured by an education authority.
 
    (2) It is unlawful for the education authority to discriminate against a disabled person-
 
 
    (a) in the arrangements they make for determining who should be enrolled on the course;
 
    (b) in the terms on which they offer to enrol him on the course; or
 
    (c) by refusing or deliberately omitting to accept an application for his enrolment on the course.
      (3) It is unlawful for the education authority to discriminate against a disabled person who has enrolled on the course in the terms on which they provide, or offer to provide, services of any description which are provided wholly or mainly for persons enrolled on the course.
 
      (4) It is unlawful for an education authority to discriminate against a disabled person in the terms on which they provide, or offer to provide, recreational or training facilities.
 
      (5) In this Chapter "responsible body" means an education authority.
 
      (6) "Further education" has the meaning given in section 1(5) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.
 
      (7) "Education authority" has the meaning given in section 135(1) of that Act."
 
     6. For subsection (1) of section 28T, substitute-
 
 
    "(1) Each responsible body must take such steps as it is reasonable for it to have to take to ensure that-
 
 
    (a) in relation to its arrangements for enroling persons on a course of further education provided by it, and
 
    (b) in relation to services provided or offered by it,
       disabled persons are not placed at a substantial disadvantage in comparison with persons who are not disabled."
 
     7. In section 28W(1)(a) for "by an educational institution" substitute "by a responsible body wholly or partly for the purpose of its functions".
 
     8. Omit section 31A."
 
 
previous section contents continue
 
House of Lords home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Commons home page search page enquiries index

© Parliamentary copyright 2000
Prepared 8 December 2000