Special Educational Needs (Information) Act 2008

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The Special Educational Needs (Information) Act 2008[1]
Long title An Act to amend the Education Act 1996 in relation to the provision and publication of information about children who have special educational needs; and for connected purposes.
Citation 2008 c 11
Introduced by Sharon Hodgson[2]
Territorial extent England and Wales[3]
Dates
Royal assent 21 July 2008
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Special Educational Needs (Information) Act 2008 (c 11) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Bill had cross-party support. It was supported by charities across the education sector.[4]

Section 1 - Information about children with special educational needs[edit]

This section inserted sections 332C to E, and preceding cross-heading, into the Education Act 1996. It came into force on 1 January.[5]

Section 2 - Short title, commencement and extent[edit]

This section came into force on 21 July 2008.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 2(1) of this Act.
  2. ^ Hansard
  3. ^ The Special Educational Needs (Information) Act 2008, section 2(4)
  4. ^ Research paper, page 3
  5. ^ The Special Educational Needs (Information) Act 2008, section 2(3); the Special Educational Needs (Information) Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/2664 (C. 115)), article 2
  6. ^ The Special Educational Needs (Information) Act 2008, section 2(2)

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