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Handicapped Pupils (Certificate) (Amendment) Regulations 1975

This brief Statutory Instrument amended the form of the certificate issued by a medical officer of a local education authority showing whether a child was suffering from any disability of mind or body.

The text of the Handicapped Pupils (Certificate) (Amendment) Regulations 1975 was prepared by Derek Gillard and uploaded on 15 March 2021.


Handicapped Pupils (Certificate) (Amendment) Regulations 1975

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1975 No. 328

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Handicapped Pupils (Certificate) (Amendment) Regulations 1975

Made      -      6th March 1975

Laid before Parliament      -      14th March 1975

Coming into operation      -      5th April 1975



The Secretary of State for Education and Science and the Secretary of State for Wales, in joint exercise or the powers conferred by section 34(5) of the Education Act 1944(a) and vested in them (b), hereby make the following regulations:-

1 Citation and commencement

These regulations may be cited as the Handicapped Pupils (Certificate) (Amendment) Regulations 1975 and shall come into operation on 5th April 1975.

2 Amendment of regulations

The form of the certificate set out in the schedule to the Handicapped Pupils (Certificate) Regulations 1961(c) shall have effect with the substitution for paragraph 2 and the footnote of the following -

2. I have examined this child and I certify that in my opinion -

*the child is not suffering from any disability of mind or body

*the child is suffering from a disability of mind/body of the following nature and extent:-

*Delete whichever is inappropriate.



(a) 1944 c. 31.

(b) S.I. 1964/490; 1970/1536 (1964 I, p. 800; 1970 III, p. 5289).

(c) S.I. 1961/476 (1961 I, p. 1108).


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Given under the Official Seal of the Secretary of State for Education and Science on 5th March 1975.

Reg Prentice,
Secretary of State for
Education and Science.

Given under my hand on 6th March 1975.

John Morris,
Secretary of State for Wales.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This Note is not part of the Order.)

These Regulations amend the form of the certificate issued by a medical officer of a local education authority showing whether a child is suffering from any disability of mind or body.