School Education (Ministerial Powers and Independent Schools) (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to confer power on the Scottish Ministers, following inspection of a public or grant-aided school or of an education authority, to direct the school managers or the authority to take specified action; to provide that all non-public schools which provide full-time education for pupils of school age are independent schools; to abolish provisional registration of independent schools; to make amended provision for the registration and regulation of independent schools; to provide for appeals to the sheriff principal against certain decisions by the Scottish Ministers in relation to such schools; and for connected purposes (SP Bill 22)

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 12 November 2004.

Introduction of the Bill

Bill as introduced:

Accompanying documents:

Stage 2

Education Committee:

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