Education (Special Educational Needs Code of Practice) (Appointed Day) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-06-03

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1998 No. 205

EDUCATION
Education (Special Educational Needs Code of Practice) (Appointed Day) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

Made
3rd June 1998

Coming into operation
1st September 1998

The Department of Education, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 5(3) of the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Education (Special Educational Needs Code of Practice) (Appointed Day) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 and shall come into operation on 1st September 1998.

Appointed Day

2.  1st September 1998 is hereby appointed as the day on which the Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment of Special Educational Needs issued pursuant to Article 5(3) of the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 in 1998 shall come into force.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Education on

L.S.
N. Jackson
Assistant Secretary
3rd June 1998.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order appoints 1st September 1998 as the day on which the Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment of Special Educational Needs issued in 1998 shall come into force. This Code of Practice (pursuant to Article 4 of the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (“the 1996 Order”)) gives practical guidance in respect of the discharge by Education and Library Boards and the Boards of Governors of grant-aided schools of their functions under Part II of the 1996 Order (which relates to children with special educational needs).
Copies of the Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment of Special Educational Needs can be obtained from the Department of Education, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, Co. Down BT19 7PR.

(1)
S.I. 1996/274 (N.I. 1)
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