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Clause 127

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

86Page 76, line 22, leave out "120,"
 

THE LORD ROOKER

87Page 76, line 38, leave out "section" and insert "sections 76(2) to (5) and"
 

THE BARONESS BLATCH

88Page 76, line 39, leave out "and 121"
 

THE LORD ROOKER

89Page 76, line 40, leave out "to 49" and insert ", 41A to 47, 48(a), 49(a)"
 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

90Page 77, line 12, at end insert—
"(   )  Section 120 shall come into force at the end of the period of two years beginning with the day on which the Fire Services Act 2003 is passed."
 

THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE LORD PALMER

91Page 77, line 12, at end insert—
"(2A)  Section 121 shall come into force two months after the day on which the Secretary of State certifies that—
(a)  section (Polls of parents of registered pupils) is in force;
(b)  arrangements have been established for notifying registered parents of registered pupils in schools to which section (Polls of parents of registered pupils) applies of—
(i)  the effect of, and their rights under, that section,
(ii)  the name and address of the officer designated under subsection (6)(d) of that section;
(c)  arrangements have been established for notifying registered parents of registered pupils in maintained schools of their rights under this subsection;
(d)  arrangements have been established for each maintained school to consult with registered parents of registered pupils at that school about the manner of provision of education in accordance with section 403 of the Education Act 1996 (c. 56) (sex education: manner of provision) and about the contents of any written statement made in pursuance of section 404(1)(a) of that Act (sex education: statement of policy);
(e)  arrangements have been established for the full disclosure by each maintained school to registered parents of registered pupils at that school of—
(i)  the materials used at that school in the provision of education in accordance with section 403 of the Education Act 1996, and
(ii)  a policy for that school on the use of any person, other than a teacher employed in the school, for providing or assisting in providing education in accordance with section 403 of the Education Act 1996, such policy to include information on the purposes for which such persons will be used and the nature of any organisations which they may represent;
(f)  guidance has been issued under section 403(1A) of the Education Act 1996 in respect of the matters specified in that section and noting the effect of this subsection and of section (Polls of parents of registered pupils).
(2B)  For the purposes of subsection (2A) above—
(a)  "materials" includes, but is not limited to, any book, teaching aid, visual or photographic material, video, or computer programme;
(b)  "maintained school" has the meaning given by section 6(4) of the Education Act 2002 (c. 32) (interpretation of chapter 2);
(c)  "registered" means shown in the register kept under section 434 of the Education Act 1996 (registration of pupils) and the Education (Pupil Registration) Regulations 1995."
 

THE LORD ROOKER

92Page 77, line 31, after "(9)" insert ", 76(2) to (5)"
93Page 77, line 38, after "(3)," insert "48(b), 49(b),"

 
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