Special Educational Needs and Disability Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 7, MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS - continued

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  PART II
  OTHER ENACTMENTS
 
The Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (c. 33)
     17. Section 5 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 is amended as follows.
 
     18. In subsection (1) (requirement to obtain opinion of local authority officer as to whether child is a disabled person)-
 
 
    (a) in paragraph (a), omit "under the age of 14"; and
 
    (b) in paragraph (b)-
 
      (i) in sub-paragraph (i), for "the first annual review of the statement following the child's fourteenth birthday" substitute "a review of the statement prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph"; and
 
      (ii) in sub-paragraph (ii), for "that birthday" substitute "they have carried out the review prescribed for the purposes of sub-paragraph (i)".
     19. In subsection (9) (interpretation), after the definition of "establishment of higher or further education" insert-
 
 
    ""prescribed" means prescribed in regulations made-
 
      (i) in relation to England, by the Secretary of State; and
 
      (ii) in relation to Wales, by the National Assembly for Wales;".
 
The Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)
     20. The Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 is amended as follows.
 
     21. In section 11(1) (appeals from certain tribunals)-
 
 
    (a) for "15(a), (d) or (e)" substitute "15(a) or (d)"; and
 
    (b) after "40A" insert ", 40B".
     22. In paragraph 15 of Schedule 1 (bodies subject to the supervision of the Council) omit sub-paragraph (e).
 
     23. After paragraph 40A of that Schedule, insert-
 
 
 
"Special educational needs and disability discrimination.
 
40B. The Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.
 
The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31)
     24. - (1) The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In paragraph 8 of Schedule 4 (duty of school organisation committees to have regard to anti-discrimination duties of other bodies)-
 
 
    (a) omit "or", at the end of sub-paragraph (a); and
 
    (b) after sub-paragraph (b), insert "or
 
    (c) Chapter I of Part IV of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995,".
      (3) In paragraph 6 of Schedule 5 (duty of adjudicators to have regard to anti-discrimination duties of other bodies)-
 
 
    (a) omit "or", at the end of sub-paragraph (a); and
 
    (b) after sub-paragraph (b), insert "or
 
    (c) Chapter I of Part IV of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995,".
 
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