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The Special Educational Needs (Direct Payments) (Pilot Scheme) Order 2011

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Microsoft Word - ukdsi_9780111517741_en.doc Draft Order laid before Parliament under section 568(3A) of the Education Act 1996, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament. D R A F T S T A T U T O R Y I N S T R U M E N T S 2011 No. EDUCATION, ENGLAND The Special Educational Needs (Direct Payments) (Pilot Scheme) Order 2011 Made - - - - *** Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2) The Secretary of State for Education, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 532B(1) and 532C(1) of the Education Act 1996(a), makes the following Order: In accordance with section 568(3) and (3A) of that Act(b), a draft of this instrument was laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament. Citation, commencement and interpretation 1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Special Educational Needs (Direct Payments) (Pilot Scheme) Order 2011. (2) This Order comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made. (3) In this Order “pilot scheme” means the pilot scheme set out in Schedule 1. Pilot scheme 2. The pilot scheme, in accordance with which direct payments may be made under section 532A of the Education Act 1996(c), has effect. Pilot scheme: local authorities 3. The local authorities in respect of which the pilot scheme operates are those local authorities specified in Schedule 2. Pilot scheme: duration 4. The period for which the pilot scheme has effect is the period of two years from the date on which this Order comes into force. (a) 1996 c.56. Sections 532B and 532C of the Education Act 1996 (“the 1996 Act”) were inserted by section 75 of the Education Act 2011 (c. 21) (“the 2011 Act”). (b) Section 568(3) of the 1996 Act was amended by section 75 of the 2011 Act and a new subsection (3A) inserted. (c) Section 532A was inserted by section 75 o

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