Education Act 1996 Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_Act_1996

Education Act 1996
Long titleAn Act to consolidate the Education Act 1944 and certain other enactments relating to education, with amendments to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission.
Citation1996 c. 56
Royal assent24 July 1996
Commencement1 November 1996
Other legislation
Repeals/revokesEducation Act 1993
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Education Act 1996 is Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It led to the establishment of special local authorities, who for example would identify children with special educational needs.[1]


  1. ^ "Complete national overview - United Kingdom (England)". European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education. Retrieved 6 September 2014.

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