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Section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 - a guidance document for users of the section 70 process

Section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 - a guidance document for users of the section 70 process

Monday, August 28, 2017

ISBN: 9781788511513

This guidance document explains the process by which any interested party can make a reference to the Scottish Ministers under section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.

Executive Summary

The guidance on Section 70 complaints to Scottish Ministers is intended to provide support to those who are considering or who have made a section 70 complaint.

The guidance is intended to set out in detail what can be considered within a section 70 complaint, what cannot be considered and in those circumstances how a complaint relating to certain matters may be made. The guidance is also intended to provide information on the way in which complaints are considered and provide

advice and guidance on how to make a complaint.