Education Act 1989

  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).
8 Equal rights to primary and secondary education


Except as provided in this Part, people who have special educational needs (whether because of disability or otherwise) have the same rights to enrol and receive education at State schools as people who do not.


Nothing in subsection (1) affects or limits the effect of Part 2 (which relates to enrolment schemes and the suspension, expulsion, and exclusion of students).


Subsections (1) and (2) come into force on 1 January 1990.

Compare: 1964 No 135 s 112A